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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 journey requirement. For more information go to Tickets Explained section.

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Support the provinces and take the train to the Champions Cup

Take the family on a day out with our fantastic Family Fares or avail of our discounts when you use a Leap Card.

The European Rugby Champions Cup kicked off on the 15th November with the top names in European rugby competing for that elusive spot in Stade De Marseille in May 2020. 

Ulster don't have a clear path to the knock-out stages with the likes of ASM Clermont Auvergne and Bath Rugby standing in the way but they will be looking to improve on last year and make it passed the Quarter Finals this year.

Support the provinces and take the train to the Champions Cup

After qualify for the Champions Cup this year Connacht will be looking to put their mark in Europe and finish on top in the pool stages to make it into the play offs.

After failing at the last hurdle last year Leinster will be looking to make it to another final and add a fifth star to their jersey.  After three Semi-Finals in a row Munster will be hoping to go one step further this season and reach Marseille in May.

Upcoming Fixtures

Heineken Champions Cup

Saturday 7th December

  • Ulster Rugby vs Harlequins, Kingspan Stadium. Kick-off 15:15
  • Munster Rugby vs Saracens, Thomond Park. Kick-off 17:30
    • Additional services; 
      • 21:30 Limerick Junction to Limerick
      • 22:05 Limerick to Limerick Junction
EPCR Connacht Rugby action photo

Saturday 14th December

  • Connacht Rugby vs Gloucester Rugby, Sportsground. Kick-off 12:45
  • Leinster Rugby vs Northampton Saints, Aviva Stadium. Kick-off 17:15

Web Fares

  • From €19.99* each way to and from Cork
  • From €17.99* each way to and from Belfast
  • From €18.99* each way to and from Sligo
  • From €17.99* each way to and from Galway
  • From €13.99* each way to and from Ennis and Limerick
  • From €23.99* each way to and from Tralee

Click here to book online

*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Reserve Seat Only option is not available on additional services. Online Terms and Conditions apply.

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.

EPCR Munster Rugby action photo

Students

Students can also avail of our discounted student fares when booking online. Our student return fare to Dublin Heuston from Limerick is €23 and from Cork is €32.50. This also includes free reserved seating where applicable.

DART

The DART is the perfect way to get to the RDS, you won't have to worry about traffic or parking so you can arrive relaxed and ready to enjoy the atmosphere .

Take the family by DART from as little as €20.00, with our fantastic family tickets for up to 2 adults and up to 4 children aged 5-15 years and get unlimited travel by DART or Suburban rail for a day.

Leap Card

Leap Card is a convenient way to pay for rail services in Dublin and Cork and it saves you carrying change.

Customers can save up to 20 percent on Dart and short hop zone rail journeys in the Dublin area when using Leap card instead of single or return tickets. Check out current Leap Card fares and see what you can save.

Save time and money (up to 20 percent) when you use a Leap Card to pay.

EPCR Leinster Rugby action photo

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.

Venues

Aviva Stadium and RDS Arena

The easiest way to travel directly to The Aviva is to take the DART. The train line runs under the West stand of the stadium and stops at Lansdowne Road Station. With the RDS only around the corner from The Aviva you can get the DART to either Landsdowne Road or Sandymount Station with both only being a short 5 minute walk from the stadium.

Kingspan Stadium

Belfast Central train station is the nearest stop to the Kingspan Stadium and is a 20 minute walk from the Stadium. A Translink Metro Rugby Bus service is provided each match day picking up at East Bridge Street (Central Station) 50 minutes before kick-off then directly to Kingspan Stadium.

EPCR Ulster Rugby action photo

Sportsground

Ceannt Station Galway is located at the bottom of Eyre Square and is a 10 minute walk from the Sportsground. Turn left at the bottom of the station and walk up Forster Street up towards College Road and the Sportsground is on the left.

Thomond Park

With Limerick Colbert train station only a 20 minute walk from Thomond Park you won't have to worry about traffic or parking so you can arrive relaxed and ready to soak up the atmosphere.

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