1st January 2017
Take the Train to see the Giants of Rugby in the Champions Cup
Take the family on a day out with our fantastic Family Fares or avail of our discounts when you use a Leap Card.
The European Rugby Champions Cup kicked off on the 14th November with the top names in European rugby competing for that elusive spot in Murrayfield Staduim on the 13th May 2017.
Since the renaming of this competition back in 2014, all 4 provinces will partake in battling their way to Edinburgh for the first time this year. Munster will be an interesting side to watch after a rocky season last year as well heading into the tough group that awaits them. Leinster don't have a clear path to the knock-out stages either with the likes of Northampton standing in the way. After winning the Pro12 last year Connacht will be looking to put their mark in Europe and add another trophy to the case. After narrowly missing the quarter-finals last year even with their 8 try win over Oyonnax, Ulster will be hoping to not repeat last year’s mistakes.
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Customers can save up to 20% on Dart and short hop zone rail journeys in the Dublin area when using Leap card instead of single or return tickets. Check out current Leap Card fares and see what you can save today.
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Take the family on a day out by train with our fantastic family tickets valid for 1 or 2 adults and up to 4 children. For more information on prices and a full list of destinations available please click here.
From €19.99* each way to and from;
From €9.99* each way to and from;
Priority for customers who book online
Customers wishing to travel by rail need to book their tickets online as services will be extremely busy and priority will be given to customers who book their tickets online. There is limited availability on services so don't miss out and buy today.
Students can also avail of our discounted student fares when booking online. Our student return fare to Dublin Heuston from Limerick is €23 and from Cork is €32.50. This also includes free reserved seating where applicable.
- Leinster Rugby Vs. Wasps, Aviva Stadium. Kick-off 15:15hrs.
- Munster Rugby Vs. Toulouse, Thomond Park. Kick-off 17:45hrs.
Please Note -
Additional services between Lansdowne Road, Connolly, Greystones, Maynooth and Malahide have been added to accomodate supporters travelling to and from the match. Please check our Journey Planner for more details.
Grand Canal Dock Station will be closed from 16:40hrs until 18:06hrs. No trains will stop at Grand Canal Dock during this time.
Due to expected heavy loadings before and after the match, DART, Sligo, Rosslare, Belfast, Maynooth, M3 Parkway and Northern services may be delayed by 35 minutes from 12:00hrs.
Aviva Stadium & RDS Arena
The easiest way to travel directly to The Aviva is to take the DART. The train line runs under the West stand of the stadium and stops at Lansdowne Road Station. With the RDS only around the corner from The Aviva you can get the DART to either Landsdowne Road or Sandymount Station with both only being a short 5 minute walk from the stadium.
Belfast Central train station is the nearest stop to the Kingspan Stadium and is a 20 minute walk from the Stadium. A Translink Metro Rugby Bus service is provided each match day picking up at East Bridge Street (Central Station) 50 minutes before kick-off then directly to Kingspan Stadium.
Ceannt Station Galway is located at the bottom of Eyre Square and is a 10 minute walk from the Sportsground. Turn left at the bottom of the station and walk up Forster Street up towards College Road and the Sportsground is on the left.
With Limerick Colbert train station only a 20 minute walk from Thomond Park you won't have to worry about traffic or parking so you can arrive relaxed and ready to soak up the atmosphere.
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*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Reserve Seat Only option is not available on additional services. Online Terms & Conditions apply.