Blog Archive
26th October 2016 


Stand shoulder to shoulder with the Irish Rugby team this November

Take the family on a day out with our fantastic Family Fares or avail of our discounts when you use a Leap Card.

Travel by rail to the Aviva Stadium for the coming Guinness Series fixtures. Get behind the boys in green as we take on the giants of the game such as New Zealand, Australia and Canada.

Last years Rugby World Cup campaign ended in heartbreak as Ireland crash out to Argentina in the Quarter Finals of the competition. But after the news of Joe Schmidt committing himself to the IRFU until RWC 2019, he will be out to prove points during this Guinness Series.

Travelling by train is the most accessible and stress-free way of travelling to the Aviva Stadium as Landsdowne Road Station is only a 1 minute walk from the stadium. 

Landsdowne DART Aviva 558x504

Upcoming Fixtures


  • 26th - Ireland Vs. Australia, Aviva Stadium. Kick-off 17.30hrs.
    • Additional Services
    • 19.00hrs Connolly to Sligo deferred until 20.05hrs
    • 20.20hrs Heuston to Galway serving Tullamore, Athlone, Ballinasloe, Woodlawn, Athenry and Oranmore.
    • 21.00hrs Heuston to Cork deferred until 21.10hrs; connection onto Limerick. 

Leap Card

Customers can save up to 18% 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.

Save time and money (up to 24%) when you use a Leap Card to pay.


The DART is the perfect way to get to the Aviva, you won't have to worry about traffic or parking so you can arrive relaxed and ready to enjoy the atmosphere . 
Grand Canal Dock will be closed on Saturday 26th November from 18.50hrs to 20.05hrs for crowd control purposes.
Take the family by DART from as little as €20.00, with our fantastic family tickets for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 5-15 years and get unlimited travel by DART or Suburban rail for a day.

Additional services

Additional DART services will operate please see Journey Planner for a full list of services available. 

Web Fares

From €14.99* each way to and from;

  • Belfast
  • Cork
  • Galway
  • Limerick
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.

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1 Comment

2016-10-26 at 6:04pm

Padraig giles says:

Is there a later train than 20:20 to Athlone on November 19th

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