Trains Dundalk to Waterford: Times, Prices and Tickets

04/18/2024
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Dundalk to Waterford by train

The journey from Dundalk to Waterford by train is 123.88 mi and takes 4 hr 50 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:30 AM and the last at 4:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Dundalk to Waterford by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 50 min
Connection per Day5
First Departure5:30 AM
Last Departure4:30 PM
Distance123.88 mi
DepartureDundalk
ArrivalWaterford
CarriersIrish Rail

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Dundalk to Waterford?

When you're traveling from Dundalk to Waterford, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . You might be able to find prices as low as , but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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When you're traveling from Dundalk to Waterford, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long is the journey from Dundalk to Waterford by train?

Traveling from Dundalk to Waterford by train will usually take 4 hr 50 min. This journey covers a distance of 123.88 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 4 hr 50 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Dundalk to Waterford faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Dundalk and Waterford will complete the journey in 4 hr 2 min. On average, it will take you about 4 hr 50 min to travel the 123.88 mi between Dundalk and Waterford.

What time are the departures from Dundalk to Waterford?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Dundalk to Waterford leaving at 5:30 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 4:30 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first journey of the night departs from Dundalk at 5:30 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 4:30 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Dundalk and Waterford. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Dundalk to Waterford?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Dundalk and Waterford. You can start your journey in Dundalk at stations such as Dundalk, Bus Station. These connect to stations including Waterford Bus Station in Waterford. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Dundalk to Waterford.

How many daily journeys are there from Dundalk to Waterford?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Dundalk to Waterford. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Dundalk which travel directly to Waterford. There are 5 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Dundalk to Waterford. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Waterford
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Waterford.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dundalk to Waterford, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Dundalk to Waterford.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dundalk to Waterford

The cheapest Dundalk - Waterford train tickets can be found for as low as $1.03 if you’re lucky, or $7.97 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $14.72.

Find the best day to travel to Waterford by train

When travelling to Waterford by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Dundalk to Waterford CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.96kg
Bus
14.95kg
Flight
39.87kg
Car
31.9kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dundalk to Waterford by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dundalk and Waterford are 13.96kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dundalk and Waterford? By taking the train between Dundalk and Waterford you will save 25.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.99kg compared to a bus and 17.94kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Dundalk and Waterford by train?
Dundalk to Waterford is 123.88 mi.
How long does the train between Dundalk and Waterford take?
Dundalk to Waterford is on average 4 hr 50 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 2 min.
How many train connections per day go from Dundalk to Waterford?
Dundalk to Waterford has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dundalk to Waterford leave?
The earliest train from Dundalk to Waterford departs at 5:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Dundalk to Waterford depart?
The latest train from Dundalk to Waterford departs at 4:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What's the fastest journey time between Dundalk to Waterford by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dundalk and Waterford is 4 hr 2 min.
Is there a direct train from Dundalk to Waterford?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dundalk and Waterford.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dundalk to Waterford by train?
The train journey from Dundalk to Waterford creates 13.96kg of CO2 emissions.

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