Don't forget to buy food and drinks in advance if you need them: train stations do not always have shops, while onboard cafés are not always available and often very expensive.
When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Kilkenny and Dublin?
You can take the train to Dublin at Kilkenny (MacDonagh), which arrives at Tara Street, Dublin Heuston, Dublin Pearse, Docklands or Dublin Connolly.
Travelling by train to Dublin from Kilkenny: how many daily connections are there?
If you need to travel to Dublin from Kilkenny please know that there are 27 train connections every day. Please know that there exist 21 routes with at least one change versus 5 direct lines. Therefore, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute. Yet, considering choosing a ticket for a direct line seems to be the best option if your priority is to stay in the same train for the whole trip.
When are the frist and last trains from Kilkenny to Dublin scheduled?
The first train to Dublin leaves at 06:11, whereas the last one at 18:02. On average, the journey lasts 2 hours and 13 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Dublin in 1 hour and 31 minutes.