Rail Fares and Tickets

Take the Train to Longines Irish Champions at Leopardstown Racecourse on 14th September

Longines Champions Weekend. Where the best in the World meet - make it your plan to be there, witness the very best, competing for the ultimate prize.

Iarnród Éireann are once again delighted to partner with Leopardstown Racecourse for Longines Irish Champions Weekend. 

Travel by DART to Leopardstown on Saturday 14th Septmeber to see Ten Group races including Six Group 1 races run. Showcasing the World’s best horses, trainers and jockeys. Prize money at this event exceeds €4.6 million making it one of the richest and most glamorous meetings on the international racing calendar.

For more information on Longines Irish Champions Weekend visit  www.leopardstown.com

Shuttle Bus

Leopardstown racecourse will be operating a complimentary return shuttle bus from Blackrock DART station for those wishing to attend the festival by rail.

Bus will operate at the following times only; 1pm, 2pm and 3pm and returning back from Leopardstown at 7:30pm, 8:30pm and 9:30pm. 

As demand for these shuttle buses will be high we advise you purchase a Race and Rail ticket from Leopardstown.com. Priority will go to those who have purchased Race and Rail tickets with designated bus times. 

Competition Time

Competition is now closed, 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

From €17.99* each way to and from:

  • 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.

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 and Conditions apply.

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