Cork And Blarney Castle Rail Trip From Dublin

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No visit to Ireland is complete without a visit to Blarney Castle! On this full-day trip from Dublin you'll kiss the famous Blarney Stone, walk through the castle grounds and hear the moving story of Ireland's emigrants at the Queenstown Story in Cobh. Traveling by train and coach, you'll take a journey through Ireland's rich history and scenic countryside.


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Rail Tour

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Departing from Dublin Heuston Station, you'll catch the train to Cork (full breakfast service available onboard). From Cork, you'll travel by coach to the famous Blarney Castle. There will be time here for you to kiss the famous stone and thus acquire the gift of eternal eloquence. Enjoy some free time for shopping and lunch in the village of Blarney before returning to Cork for a short city tour.

You'll then transfer to Cobh where the Queenstown Story Heritage Center is located in the beautifully restored Victorian railway station and transatlantic terminal. This was the embarkation point for generations of Irish emigrants from famine times to recent years.

Inclusions for Cork And Blarney Castle Rail Trip From Dublin

  • Host on trains
  • Information pack
  • Entrance fees
  • Reserved seats on trains
  • Qualified driver-guide on coaches
  • All travel by rail and coach from Dublin

Exclusions for Cork And Blarney Castle Rail Trip From Dublin

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

For infants 4 years and under, a fee of EUR15,00 per day is payable direct

Wheelchair accessibility: As long as the passenger has some mobility then this tour would be suitable. Trains in Ireland are wheelchair friendly however buses/coaches are not. The guest would have to be able to climb the steps on to the bus. Mobility Scooters cannot be accommodated on this tour.

This tour offers stops en route for photographs, shopping, etc

Due to operational reasons it may, on occasion, be necessary to alter certain itineraries

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • I thought this was the perfect tour for us since we were just spending a long weekend in Ireland. This easily got us out to the countryside to see more than just Dublin. The only disappointment was that there was some road construction or another reason why we could not spend time in Cork but we went to a port city and spent more time there and it was great. The guide was fantastic and was familiar to one of the fellow tourists and she definitely was keen on him. They are very organized which is helpful given the timing of the day. The bus driver was also fantastic and that is always good. Our tour groups two together had an entire train car to ourselves and the two guides made us feel very comfortable and they came around and talked to each of the groups/couples/singletons which is a nice touch, I think. The price was reasonable, too.

  • Excellent all around. Tour guide was wonderful! No changes needed. We also had beautiful weather which was so appreciated although beyond anyone's control.

  • Great day trip from Dublin

  • We had a fabulous time on our trip. Andy our guide was very helpful, informative, and funny. He even sang some songs for us. The tour was extremely organized from the start to the end. It was a long day but so well worth it. We would definitely recommend this trip to anyone going to Ireland for the first time. We loved the comfort of the train with the bathrooms which is important on a long trip. We absolutely loved the beautiful scenery, and we loved the amazing history. It is now a wonderful memory for us. Thank you!!

  • Great tour...don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone!

  • The Blarney Castle was very nice and had plenty of time to tour the castle kiss the Blarney Stone and have lunch in the town, the train ride to Cork was nice and relaxing too.

  • The train ride was pleasant and we got there early enough so the line wasn't too long. Was able to kiss the Blarney stone without too much difficulty just FYI it was not as I expected. Had time to eat lunch at a restaurant. Would've like a little more time to wander through the shops, but all in all, it was a great trip. Tour guides were very knowledgeable and helpful.

  • Amazing trip! Blarney castle and grounds were beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed the day.

  • Blarney castle is a must . I would have enjoyed some additional stops on the way .

  • This tour was amazing!

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