Rail Fares and Tickets

Take the Train to City Spectacular

Great Fares, Relaxed Travelling!

Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular will return to  Dublin's Merrion Square from 12th and 14th July and Cork on the 20th and 21st July. Entry to this family friendly festival is entirely FREE of charge.

The festival runs over three days in Dublin and two days in Cork, showcasing the best in international street performance, interactive family activation's and workshops, delicious artisan producers and international street food.

A full schedule of the events for both Dublin and Cork is available at cityspectacular.com


Competition is now closed. Winner will be contacted directly best of luck to all that entered.

Web Fares

The train is the perfect way to travel to Dublin and with our fantastic web fares you can sit back, relax and let us do the driving.

From €19.99* each way to and from;

  • Cork

From €17.99* each way to and from:

  • Belfast
  • Galway

From €13.99* each way to and from;

  • Ennis
  • Limerick


Students can also avail of our discounted student fares when booking online. Our student return fare to Cork from Dublin Heuston is €32.38 and from Limerick is €22.98. This also includes free reserved seating where applicable.
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Leap Card

Customers can save up to 20 percent in short hop zone rail journeys in the Dublin area and Cork Suburban when using Leap card instead of single or return tickets. Check out current Leap Card fares and see what you can save now.

Save time and money (up to 20 percent) when you use a Leap Card to pay.

Family Tickets

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 visit our Family Travel page. 

If you cannot find the information you require please see our Fares and Ticketing page or email info@irishrail.ie

*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Reserve Seat Only option is not available on additional services. Online Terms & Conditions apply.

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