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Wheelchair users

Please select the passenger(s) the wheelchair space is required for. Once selected we will only show services where wheelchair(s) spaces are available to book based on your Tickets Explained section.

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Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket
Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket

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 and, where available a reserved seat is assigned. Customers who have a valid standard class ticket but wish to upgrade to First Class should also use this option. For more information go to Tickets Explained section.

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Children Travelling on Intercity Services

Who is eligible for this ticket?

  • Customers under 16 years of age

What are the conditions of travel?

Child Fares on InterCity services 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.

Please note that while a child under 5 does not need a ticket in order to travel, a seat only reservation must be purchased in order to guarantee a seat.

Where can I buy this ticket?

  • Online: Yes
  • Ticket Machines: Yes
  • Ticket Offices: Yes

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Children travelling in the Short Hop Zone - Child Leap Card

Who is eligible for this ticket?

  • Customers under 18 years of age in possession of a child leap card
  • Customers under 16 years of age if purchasing from ticket office or ticket machine

What are the conditions of travel?

Children under 5 years of ages travel free in standard class on any Iarnród Éireann service when accompanied by a passenger holding a valid ticket, provided children do not occupy seats required for paying passengers.

Where can I buy this ticket?

  • Online: No - Top up only
  • Ticket Machines: Yes
  • Ticket Offices: Yes

The Child Leap Card is available to anyone under 18 years of age travelling in the short hop zone.

To apply for a Child Leap Card, see below;

Apply Online for a 4-15yrs Anonymous Child Leap

Apply Online for a 16-18yrs Child Leap

Where there is doubt regarding the age qualification, it will be the responsibility of the passenger to produce satisfactory evidence of age to secure the reduced fare.