Students - Put Your College ID To Good Use!!!
Students are a smart bunch and are always on the lookout for great value so that is why Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail are ready to help by slashing student return fares. All you need to avail of them is your valid college ID (and the correct fare of course)!
Check out our latest student return fares;
- €21.00 Dublin - Galway, Limerick, Rosslare, Sligo or Waterford
- €31.50 Dublin - Belfast*, Cork, Tralee or Westport
*Please note this fare is only available from Dublin Connolly to Belfast and not in the opposite direction.
What ID is required?
Students can avail of these promotional fares by presenting one of the following forms of valid identification:
- College ID (T&C's for full card requirements)
- Leap Student Travelcard
- USI card
- International Student Identity Card (ISIC) - All international students looking to avail of this offer need this ID card.
Where can I Purchase a Student Ticket?
Student fares can be purchased from
- Booking Office
- Ticket Vending Machine (TVM) - When purchasing on a TVM and using a college id enter the number 123456 when requested for your Student Travelcard number (not applicable to weekly or monthly tickets).
- Third level students no longer need a student travelcard to avail of our intercity fares, it is now our official policy to accept valid college ID.
- College ID's with no photograph are accepted if accompanied by accepted ID i.e. Garda age card, passport or driving licence, confirming student's identity.
- College ID's which have no expiry date but have an issue date are valid for 4 years from date of issue.
- Freshers, even if you haven’t picked up your college ID yet, you can still get these great fares with your college letter of acceptance, handy if you’re heading to check out campus, or find accommodation. (Letters are only valid for one return trip).
- Second level students can avail of these fares if they are in possession of a valid Student Travelcard. For more information and how to apply, go to Student Travelcard.
- This promotion is available until 30th September 2013.
It’s never been easier to save, and there’s never been a better time for students to find out why it’s easy by train.