Ireland by Rail

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6+ Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Travel by rail to Dublin, Galway & Limerick

Enjoy scenic views of the Irish countryside as you travel from destination to destination by Irish Rail with this 6- or 7-night package! Discover ancient fortresses, peruse markets and take part in the Irish Craic on this vacation to Dublin, Galway and Limerick.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Dublin (DUB), out of Shannon (SNN)
  • 2 nights in Dublin at the Ashling Hotel or similar
  • Dublin 48 hour Hop-On/Hop-Off Bus Pass
  • One way rail fare from Dublin to Galway
  • 2 nights in Galway at the Hardiman Hotel, or similar
  • One way rail fare from Galway to Limerick
  • 2 nights in Limerick at the Limerick Strand Hotel or similar
  • Admission to King John’s Castle
  • Private transfer from Limerick hotel to Shannon Airport
  • Breakfast Daily
Great Ways to Explore
  • Experience the famed nightlife of Dublin's Temple Bar district!

  • Don’t want to drive in Ireland? The Irish Rail is modern, comfortable and a convenient way to travel.
  • Enjoy a pint of Guinness in Dublin, where even the pipes are optimized to enhance the stout's flavor.

  • Discover viking ruins and ancient fortresses!

  • Treat yourself to a performance in Gaelic in Galway's National Irish Language Theater. 

Package Overview

The Emerald Isle awaits! Arrive in in Ireland and enjoy your first 2 nights in Dublin. Use your included Hop-on/Hop-off Pass to explore all this lively capital has to offer. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse.

Travel on the Irish Rail from Heuston Station in Dublin to Galway next. The Irish Rail is very accommodating and it is the perfect way to travel to ensure you arrive ready to explore your next destination! In Galway, take a stroll through the cobblestone streets and visit St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church and Galway Cathedral.

Next, take the train from Galway to your last stop, Limerick. Discover Arthur’s Quay Park and The Treaty Stone, then visit King John’s Castle with your included admission. Limerick has gorgeous scenery paired with a colorful city atmosphere - you will have the best of both worlds.

Finally, you will enjoy a convenient private transfer from your Limerick hotel to Shannon Airport for your returning flight home.

*VERY IMPORTANT: The Irish Rail vouchers must be printed out prior to your travel time. You will take the printed out vouchers to the booking office at each station you depart from (Heuston Station in Dublin, and Ceannt Station in Galway) and will be given an actual rail ticket. The vouchers may ONLY be exchanged at the booking office.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

Upgrade & Include Even More!

Enhance your vacation with:

  • Admission to 3 of Dublin’s top attractions – Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle & Christ Church Cathedral!
  • An arrival airport transfer.
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