Fares and Tickets

Dublin Cork Fares

Book online in advance to avail of our lowest web fares. The easiest way to find our best value fares is to use the Journey Planner to plan your trip step by step. Simply click the button below and enter your travel requirements into the 'From' and 'To' fields, select your date(s) of travel and click 'Go'.

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Select an origin and destination below from the drop down options and select 'Go' to view our ticket office fares.

These fares are valid from 1st December 2016.

Dublin Heuston - Cork Fare Grid

For a full list of ticket types and fares for our Dublin Heuston - Cork route, simply follow the guidelines below;         

  • Note the letter where your origin and destination stations intersect on the grid e.g fare letter Cork to/from Portlaoise = N
  • Using that letter check the Tickets and Fares Chart (below) to view the tickets and fares available for that station combination
  • The fare grids are not screen reader friendly so anyone using a screen reader please contact us for any fares information you require

  • Prices vary according to; ticket type, origin and destination
  • Adult Single: between €5.95 and €68.55
  • Adult Day Return: between €10.80 and €82.00
  • Child Single: between €2.50 and €31.00
  • Child Day Return: between €5.00 and €31.00

For Sub* fares go to our DART and Short Hop Zone Fares calculator

Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart

These fares are valid from 1st December 2016. For information on ticket types please visit our Ticket Information section.

Seat Only Reservation (Note 4) €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50*
Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart
Ticket TypeABCDEF
Adult Single €5.95 €8.70  €11.35  €15.05  €16.60  €18.80
Adult Single (Off-Peak Note 1) €5.95 €8.10 €10.35 €12.75 €13.85 €16.35
Adult Day Return €10.80 €15.10 €18.50 €20.85 €23.75  €26.50 
Adult Day Return (Off-Peak Note 1) €8.85 €11.95  €12.50  €13.95 €14.60  €18.15 
Adult Open Return €11.70 €16.25 €19.50 €22.50 €25.70 €29.00
Adult Weekly €36.20 €49.35 €53.00 €69.80 €74.55 €96.10
Adult Monthly €127.00 €176.00 €199.00  €237.00 €261.00  €325.00
Child Single €2.50 €4.00 €5.50 €7.50 €8.00 €9.00
Child Day Return €5.00 €7.50 €9.00 €10.00 €11.50 €13.00
Child Open Return €5.50 €8.00 €9.50 €11.00 €12.50 €14.50
Child Weekly €13.50 €18.30 €19.70 €25.90 €27.70 €35.60
Child Monthly €46.50 €69.50 €83.50 €105.00 €113.00 €142.00
Dogs/Bike Single €2.50 €2.50 €2.50   €2.50 €2.50  €4.00 
Dogs/Bike Return €5.00 €5.00 €5.00   €5.00 €5.00  €8.00
Family Day Return €16.50 €20.00  €24.50  €27.00  €31.50  €36.50 
Family Open Return €25.50  €31.00  €38.50   €43.50 €49.50 €49.50
Student Single €5.50 €8.00  €11.00  €12.50  €13.00  €14.00 
Student Return €7.00  €10.10  €14.00  €15.80  €16.40  €17.30 
Student Weekly (Note 3) €29.80 €37.50 €40.60 €54.00 €61.80 €74.10 
Student Monthly (Note 3) €89.00 €119.00 €130.00 €176.00 €189.00 €235.00
Seat Only Reservation  (Note 4) €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50*
Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart
Ticket TypeGHJKLM
Adult Single €23.85 €27.80  €30.75  €36.10  €39.25  €42.65
Adult Single (Off-Peak Note 1) €17.70 €20.50 €22.70 €25.85 N/A N/A 
Adult Day Return €30.85 €36.75 €40.10 €44.75 €48.70 €51.40
Adult Day Return (Off-Peak Note 1) €19.50 €22.00 €23.90 €27.70 N/A  N/A 
Adult DaySaver (Note 2) N/A €34.65 €40.10 €41.70  €48.70 €51.40
Adult Open Return €34.30 €40.75 €44.70  €50.35 €54.55 €57.90
Adult Weekly €99.25 €104.00 €120.35  €141.80  €155.00 €159.65
Adult Monthly €358.00  €387.00  €432.00  €490.00  €500.00  €626.00
Child Single €11.50 €13.50 €15.00 €18.00 €19.50 €21.00
Child Day Return €15.00 €18.00 €20.00 €22.00 €24.00 €25.50
Child DaySaver (Note 2) N/A €17.00 €20.00 €20.50 €24.00 €25.50
Child Open Return €17.00 €20.00 €22.00 €25.00 €27.00 €28.50
Child Weekly €36.80 €38.60 €44.60 €52.60 €57.50 N/A
Child Monthly €155.00 €161.00 €179.50 €222.00 €238.50 N/A
Dogs/Bike Single €4.00 €4.00  €5.50  €5.50  €8.00  €8.00 
Dogs/Bike Return €8.00 €8.00  €10.50  €10.50  €16.00  €16.00 
Family Day Return €41.50  €49.50 €54.50  €60.00 €65.50  €69.50 
Family Open Return €65.00 €77.00 €87.00 €93.00 €102.00  €110.00
Student Single €15.00 €17.50  €17.50  €17.50  €17.50  €17.50 
Student Return €19.00  €22.00  €22.00  €22.00  €22.00  €22.00
Student Weekly (Note 3) €81.80  €83.90  €88.50 €107.00 €122.00 €140.00
Student Monthly (Note 3) €253.00  €259.00 €294.00  €348.00  €384.00 €442.00

Seat Only Reservation (Note 4) €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50* €2.50*
Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart
Ticket TypeNPRSTU
Adult Single €47.30 €53.05 €58.15 €63.10 €65.65 €68.55
Adult Day Return €57.65 €62.85 €67.65 €72.50 €79.50 €82.00
Adult Day Return (Off-Peak Note 1) €52.30 €59.75 €65.10 €65.10 €65.10 €65.10
Adult DaySaver (Note 2) €53.20 €60.75 €66.20 €66.20 €66.20 €66.20
Adult Open Return €65.30 €70.55 €75.95 €79.60 €86.75 €89.75
Adult Weekly €196.35 €223.40 €244.30 €266.20 €295.30 €343.25
Adult Monthly €780.00 €896.00 €956.00 €1040.00 €1125 €1220
Child Single €23.50 €26.50 €29.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00
Child Day Return €28.50 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00
Child DaySaver (Note 2) €26.50 €30.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00
Child Open Return €31.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00 €31.00
Dogs/Bike Single €8.00 €8.00 €8.00 €8.00 €8.00 €8.00
Dogs/Bike Return €16.00 €16.00 €16.00 €16.00 €16.00 €16.00
Family Day Return €75.50 €82.50 €86.50 €95.50 €100.00  €105.00
Family Open Return €122.00 €132.00 €138.00 €139.00 €140.00 €142.00
Student Single €17.50 €18.50 €26.00 €26.00 €26.00 €29.00
Student Return €22.00 €23.00 €32.50 €32.50 €32.50 €36.00
Student Weekly (Note 3) €170.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Student Monthly (Note 3) €541.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

If you cannot find a fare or require information on cross route tickets and fares e.g Cork - Sligo, please contact us.

Note 1: Off-Peak Promotion - Available after 09:30hrs Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday. Valid between Portlaoise to/from Dublin Heuston including all intermediate stations in between where Dublin Heuston is either the origin or destination and Cork to/from Tralee including all intermediate stations in between.

Note 2: Day Saver - This is for a Day Return journey and is available to Dublin only. It is available as follows; Tuesday - Thursday on the 09:20hrs, 10:20hrs and 11:20hrs services, Saturdays on trains between 06:00hrs - 11:20hrs. Not available on Mondays, Fridays or Sundays.

Note 3: ID Requirements - Valid ID is required for Student Weekly and Monthly tickets, for more information go to our student section.

Note 4: Seat Only reservation - Seat Only reservations can vary in price from €2.50 to €10.00 per passenger each way on this route depending on the ticket type purchased. For more information please see the terms and conditions of Seat Only Reservation.

Bus/Luas/Phoenix Park Add-on to/from Dublin City Centre - Single €1.70/ Return €3.40. This can be booked online by selecting 'Dublin' or from the Station when purchasing your ticket. the Luas Add-on is valid on Luas Red Line between Dublin Heuston and Dublin Connolly/George's Dock or the 90 and 145 Dublin Bus to Lesson Street for the date(s) on the ticket only.

Child Fares - With the exception of cross border journeys, fares for children of 5 to 15 years of age are discounted up to half the appropriate adult fare up to a maximum fare of €31.00 (excluding weekly/monthly season tickets). Children under 5 do not need a ticket in order to travel, however in order to guarantee a seat it is recommended that a seat only reservation is purchased.