Irish City Tours

Rail Tour to Cork and Blarney Castle

Day Trip from Dublin

A highly enjoyable trip to the south of Ireland discovering its beauty and charm.

This day tour offers you a visit to the world renowned Blarney Stone, where thousands have pilgrimed down through the years. Taking in a visit to the Queenstown Story at Cobh, famous as the Titanic's last port of call, this day tour gives you an unforgettable insight to southwest of Ireland.

Tour Itinerary
  • Tour departs on an Intercity train to Cork, passing the lush green farmlands of rural Ireland en route. Breakfast is available Monday - Friday. Click here to view a Map of Ireland

  • Visit 1: Blarney Castle
    - On arrival to Cork transfer by road to Blarney Castle, home to the Blarney Stone
    - For over 200 years people have made the journey to kiss the famous stone in the hope of acquiring the gift of eloquence! Click to view more details on the Blarney Stone
    - Time for shopping and lunch at Blarney Village, home to the famous Blarney Village Collection

  • Visit 2: Cork
    - Return to Cork City for a short tour in a place with an abundance of bridges and hilly streets. Click for more details on Cork City
  • Visit 3: Queenstown Story
    - Follow on to take a scenic journey alongside Cork Harbour to Cobh and the Queenstown Story
    - The Centre is located in the beautifully restored Victorian railway station and transatlantic terminal where you can learn of the single most important embarkation point for Irish emigrants from famine times in Ireland. Click for more details on the Queenstown Story
    - Return to the bustling City of Cork for the return journey to Dublin. Light meals available on board.

Tour Details


Tour Departs:Heuston Station, Customer Service Desk
Departure Time:07:00 Monday - Sunday
(Passengers for this tour must check-in at 06.40)
Duration:1 day
Return Time:20:00 approx
Operates:Mondays - Saturdays, all year
No Tour Days:Sundays or Bank Holidays including St. Patrick's Day (17th March)

Students or Senior:€98
Child:€54.50 (5-14 years old)
Important Note:All admissions and transfers / tours included
Lunch is not included in fare
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