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Reservation Only

Who is eligible for this ticket?

  • Customers in possession of a valid open class ticket

What are the conditions of travel?

Customers who are already in possession of or purchasing on the day of travel a valid standard class ticket(s) such as Family Ticket, Day Return, Open Return, Weekly, Monthly, Annual or InterRail ticket can book on their chosen service by selecting the 'Reservation Only' option in the Passenger selection box. Customers are advised there is limited availability for seat only bookings online.

How do I buy this ticket? 

Where can I buy this ticket? 

Where do I collect the ticket? 

See our Ticket Collection section.

Free Travel Pass

Who is eligible for this ticket?

  • Free Travel/DSFA Pass Holders

What are the conditions of travel?

Customers who hold a Free Travel / DSFA Pass can book on their chosen service by selecting the 'Free Travel Pass' option in the Passenger selection box. Customers are advised there is limited availability for Free Travel bookings online.

How do I buy this ticket? 

Where can I buy this ticket? 

  • You can purchase the ticket above using our Journey Planner. Tickets can only be purchased up to 90 days in advance.
  • An allocation of bookings on all InterCity services can be reserved online without a fee for 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders'. When this allocation is fully booked, all remaining seats can be reserved by 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders' for €2.50 per journey. 

Where do I collect the ticket? 

See our Ticket Collection section.

At least 1 passenger is required

For more information on Online Tickets please see Ticket Information

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Wheelchair Information

There are a limited number of wheelchair accessible spaces on each train, book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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Travel Pass or Valid Ticket holder

Is an option for customers who are in possession of Free Travel Pass, a valid standard class ticket(s), seasonal ticket(s), Taxsaver ticket(s) or InterRail to book onto a train in standard class. Customers who have a valid standard class ticket but wish to upgrade to First Class should also use this selection. For more information go to Tickets Explained section.

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Take the Train to Support your County

Great fares, relaxed travelling

At Iarnród Éireann we hope you choose to travel by train with us, absorbing the electric atmosphere before the main event begins. 

Priority for customers who book online

Customers wishing to travel by rail need to book their tickets online as services will be extremely busy and priority will be given to customers who book their tickets online. There is limited availability on services so don't miss out and buy now.

Travel Regulations

  • Please pre book Intercity travel
  • Tickets are only valid on the service booked. Customers wishing to travel on an alternative service must amend online in advance
  • Please remember that alcohol is prohibited on public transport

Free travel pass holders please note free travel passes are non-transferrable and can only be used by the named person. Click here for more information on how to reserve a seat using a free travel pass.

Web Fares

  • From €21.49* each way to and from Cork
  • From €13.99* each way to and from Belfast
  • From €14.79* each way to and from Sligo
  • From €13.99* each way to and from Galway
  • From €14.99* each way to and from Limerick
  • From €24.99* each way to and from Tralee

*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket option is not available on additional services. Online Terms and Conditions apply.

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Upcoming Fixtures

Below are a list of some upcoming games that are taking place which you can reach by rail. For the full fixture list of upcoming games, please visit gaa.ie.

Hurling

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Cork Hurling

GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship

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Students

Students can also avail of our discounted student fares when booking online. Our student fares to Dublin Heuston from Limerick are from €10.39 and from Cork is €14.39. This also includes free reserved seating where applicable.

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.

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