Trains Limerick to Kilkenny: Times, Prices and Tickets

05/29/2024
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Limerick to Kilkenny by train

The journey from Limerick to Kilkenny by train is 57.52 mi and takes 3 hr 57 min. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:25 AM and the last at 4:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Kilkenny by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hr 57 min
Connection per Day10
First Departure5:25 AM
Last Departure4:50 PM
Distance57.52 mi
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalKilkenny
CarriersIrish Rail

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How much do train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Limerick to Kilkenny. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as , but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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When you're traveling from Limerick to Kilkenny, 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 much time will it take to go from Limerick to Kilkenny by train?

With a distance of 57.52 mi between Limerick and Kilkenny, it will usually take 3 hr 57 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hr 57 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Limerick to Kilkenny covers a distance of 57.52 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hr 57 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hr 59 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Limerick to Kilkenny faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Limerick to Kilkenny leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Limerick to Kilkenny, which usually leaves at 5:25 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 4:50 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Limerick to Kilkenny leaving at 5:25 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 4:50 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.

Which stations can I use on the Limerick to Kilkenny route?

In Limerick, departure stations include Limerick Bus Station,Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub). When you arrive in Kilkenny, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Kilkenny Railway Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Limerick to Kilkenny are there every day?

The route from Limerick to Kilkenny is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Limerick 10 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Limerick to Kilkenny, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 10 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Limerick to Kilkenny. 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 Limerick to Kilkenny
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Limerick to Kilkenny, 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 Limerick to Kilkenny.

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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $0.09 to $9.35 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Limerick to Kilkenny

The cheapest Limerick - Kilkenny train tickets can be found for as low as $5.29 if you’re lucky, or $6.30 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $9.06.

Find the best day to travel to Kilkenny by train

When travelling to Kilkenny 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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Limerick to Kilkenny CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
6.48kg
Bus
6.94kg
Flight
18.51kg
Car
14.81kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Kilkenny by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Kilkenny are 6.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Kilkenny? By taking the train between Limerick and Kilkenny you will save 12.03kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.46kg compared to a bus and 8.33kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Kilkenny by train?
Limerick to Kilkenny is 57.52 mi.
How long does the train between Limerick and Kilkenny take?
Limerick to Kilkenny is on average 3 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 59 min.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Kilkenny?
Limerick to Kilkenny has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Kilkenny leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Kilkenny departs at 5:25 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 Limerick to Kilkenny depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Kilkenny departs at 4:50 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 Limerick to Kilkenny by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Kilkenny is 2 hr 59 min.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Kilkenny?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Kilkenny.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Kilkenny by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Kilkenny creates 6.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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