Trains Waterford to Drogheda: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Waterford to Drogheda by train

The journey from Waterford to Drogheda by train is 105.92 mi and takes 4 hr 22 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:55 AM and the last at 6:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Waterford to Drogheda by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration4 hr 22 min
Connection per Day8
First Departure5:55 AM
Last Departure6:25 PM
Distance105.92 mi
DepartureWaterford
ArrivalDrogheda
CarriersIrish Rail

Waterford to Drogheda Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Waterford to Drogheda by train?

When you're traveling from Waterford to Drogheda, 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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On average, a train ticket from Waterford to Drogheda will cost you . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Waterford to Drogheda take by train?

The distance between Waterford and Drogheda is approximately 105.92 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 22 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Waterford and Drogheda runs for about 105.92 mi and usually takes approximately 4 hr 22 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hr 28 min. If you are trying to get from Waterford to Drogheda as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Waterford to Drogheda leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Waterford at 5:55 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 6:25 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Waterford and Drogheda. 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. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Waterford to Drogheda leaving at 5:55 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 6:25 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 Waterford to Drogheda route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Waterford from the following stations: Waterford Bus Station. Arriving at Drogheda, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Drogheda MacBride. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Drogheda.

How many journeys from Waterford to Drogheda take place each day?

The route from Waterford to Drogheda 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 Waterford 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Waterford to Drogheda, 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 8 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 Waterford to Drogheda. 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 Waterford to Drogheda
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Waterford to Drogheda.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Waterford to Drogheda, 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 Waterford to Drogheda.

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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The cheapest Waterford - Drogheda train tickets can be found for as low as $1.03 if you’re lucky, or $6.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $13.78.

Find the best day to travel to Drogheda by train

When travelling to Drogheda 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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Waterford to Drogheda CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.93kg
Bus
12.78kg
Flight
34.09kg
Car
27.27kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Waterford to Drogheda by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Waterford and Drogheda are 11.93kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Waterford and Drogheda? By taking the train between Waterford and Drogheda you will save 22.16kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.85kg compared to a bus and 15.34kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Waterford and Drogheda by train?
Waterford to Drogheda is 105.92 mi.
How long does the train between Waterford and Drogheda take?
Waterford to Drogheda is on average 4 hr 22 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 28 min.
How many train connections per day go from Waterford to Drogheda?
Waterford to Drogheda has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Waterford to Drogheda leave?
The earliest train from Waterford to Drogheda departs at 5:55 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 Waterford to Drogheda depart?
The latest train from Waterford to Drogheda departs at 6:25 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 Waterford to Drogheda by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Waterford and Drogheda is 3 hr 28 min.
Is there a direct train from Waterford to Drogheda?
Yes, there is a direct train between Waterford and Drogheda.
What are the CO2 emissions for Waterford to Drogheda by train?
The train journey from Waterford to Drogheda creates 11.93kg of CO2 emissions.

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