Trains Limerick to Dublin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Limerick to Dublin by train

The journey from Limerick to Dublin by train is 175.59 km and takes 2 hrs 49 mins. There are 61 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:25 am and the last at 9:00 pm. It is possible to travel from Limerick to Dublin by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration2 hrs 49 mins
Connection per Day61
First Departure5:25 am
Last Departure9:00 pm
Distance175.59 km
DepartureLimerick
ArrivalDublin
CarriersIrish Rail

Limerick to Dublin Train Times

Departure date
Monday, 24 Jun 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Limerick to Dublin?

The prices for train tickets from Limerick to Dublin vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Limerick to Dublin will cost . The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for train tickets from Limerick to Dublin vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Limerick to Dublin by train?

With a distance of 175.59 km between Limerick and Dublin, it will usually take 2 hrs 49 mins 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 2 hrs 49 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Limerick to Dublin 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 Limerick and Dublin will complete the journey in 2 hrs 0 mins. On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 49 mins to travel the 175.59 km between Limerick and Dublin.

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

The first daily departure from Limerick to Dublin leaves at 5:25 am, while the last journey of the day sets out at 9:00 pm. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Limerick and Dublin. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Limerick to Dublin, which usually leaves at 5:25 am. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 9:00 pm. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Limerick to Dublin by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Limerick at stations such as Limerick Bus Station,Limerick, Dublin Rd (Hurler's Pub). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Dublin at the following stations: Dublin ,Dublin Connolly. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Limerick and Dublin. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Limerick to Dublin take place each day?

The route from Limerick to Dublin 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 61 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Limerick to Dublin, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 56 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 Dublin. 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 Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Limerick to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

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

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 $1.32 to $20.28 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 93% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Limerick to Dublin

The cheapest Limerick - Dublin train tickets can be found for as low as $2.93 if you’re lucky, or $5.70 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $13.83.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by train

When travelling to Dublin 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 Dublin CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.29kg
Bus
13.17kg
Flight
35.12kg
Car
28.09kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Limerick to Dublin by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Limerick and Dublin are 12.29kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Limerick and Dublin? By taking the train between Limerick and Dublin you will save 22.83kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.88kg compared to a bus and 15.8kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Limerick and Dublin by train?
Limerick to Dublin is 175.59 km.
How long does the train between Limerick and Dublin take?
Limerick to Dublin is on average 2 hrs 49 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 0 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Limerick to Dublin?
Limerick to Dublin has 61 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Limerick to Dublin leave?
The earliest train from Limerick to Dublin 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 Dublin depart?
The latest train from Limerick to Dublin departs at 9:00 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
How many direct connections depart from Limerick to Dublin?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Limerick to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Limerick to Dublin by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Limerick and Dublin is 2 hrs 0 mins.
Is there a direct train from Limerick to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct train between Limerick and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Limerick to Dublin by train?
The train journey from Limerick to Dublin creates 12.29kg of CO2 emissions.