As the National Rail provider in Ireland, Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail offers a simple, convenient and comfortable way to travel around our beautiful country. Whether you are travelling long distance between counties or just short distance urban journeys, Iarnród Éireann provide the excellent public transport no matter where you are travelling to.
Iarnród Éireann make it easy for you to travel around Ireland. To help you make the most of your journey with us we have put together a few key points on exploring Ireland by Rail.
Why not take a look at our route maps to help you plan your journey across our rail network.
For the longer journeys around Ireland, our regional, Intercity services are a relaxing and scenic way to travel from county to county. We offer some great on board features such as WiFi, catering and power sockets. See our Intercity page for more information on our Intercity services.
If you are looking to travel short distance for day trips or to events around Dublin, our DART and Commuter services are the perfect way to get around. Both services run as often as every 15 minutes and serve a large number of stations around Dublin and into the surrounding counties.
There is beauty to be seen all around Ireland and there is no better way to see it than taking a trip by rail. We have tours to suit every occasion and welcome groups of all sizes.
SailRail tickets offer fantastic value for travel from any Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail station to France or The UK.
The Casino Model Railway Museum is a Children’s Interpretative Centre which gives visitors a chance to see what it is like to drive a life-sized Iarnród Éireann train engine carriage.
Train by train to Maynooth and explore the royal canal Greenway trail that stretches over 130KM, connecting the town of Maynooth with the harbour village of Cloondara and historic town of Longford.