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.
Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Kilkenny to Dublin?
The trains to Dublin can leave from Kilkenny (MacDonagh) and arrive at Dublin Connolly, Dublin Heuston, Dublin Pearse, Docklands or Tara Street.
How many daily connections exist to travel to Dublin from Kilkenny by train?
If you want to travel from Kilkenny to Dublin by train, there are 28 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 22 routes, include one or many changes and the rest, that is to say 5 routes, are direct lines. Thus, selecting a ticket with an indirect line could be more efficient if you want to reach Dublin at the last minute especially if there are too few connections even though the trip is longer. Despite that, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change
How long will it take you from Kilkenny to Dublin by train and when do the trains leave?
On average, it takes 2 hours and 12 minutes to get to Dublin by train, but you will need 1 hour and 30 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 06:11, whereas the last one leaves Kilkenny at 19:10.