Iarnród Éireann recommends purchasing tickets in advance to ease ticket queues at peak times.
*Advance reservations can be made up to 90 days in advance*
Alternatively; DART, Commuter and non-reservable Intercity tickets may be purchased in advance or on the day of travel from DART, Commuter and Intercity stations and a selection of monthly commuter tickets are available at your station.
If your train was delayed due to circumstances within the control of Iarnród Éireann the following apply;
If you are more than one hour late in arriving at your destination, we will normally offer you discount vouchers for use against future ticket purchases. The value of discount vouchers is based on the length of delay and the fare you have paid for your single journey.
For delays of one to two hours, we will give you vouchers to the value of 50 percent of the fare you have paid for the portion of your journey affected.
For delays over two hours, we will give you vouchers to the value of 100 percent of the fare you have paid for the portion of your journey affected.
If you did not buy your ticket from Iarnród Éireann, you should return it to the place where you bought your ticket from. They will arrange any refund due (if any) and may charge you an administration fee.