Irish City Tours

Rail Tour to Connemara & Galway Bay

Day Trip from Dublin

Visit Galway City and the rugged coasline of Connemara.

An enchanting day tour visiting the wild West of Ireland where 'The Quite Man' (John Ford) was filmed. Arriving through Galway, the City of the Tribes, you will be treated to unrivalled scenery of Connemara including its capital, Clifden. Connemara (meaning Inlets of the Sea) is home to Kylemore Abbey surrounded by stunning beauty and tranquility.

Tour Itinerary
  • Tour departs on an Intercity train to Galway, 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: Galway & Connemara
    - On arrival to Galway transfer to a waiting coach to tour the Connemara region, a region enhanced by spectacular scenery. Click to view details on the Connemara Region
    - Experience the lovely country village of Leenane, at the head of Killary harbour, Ireland's only ford. With steep mountains rising on either side has often been described as the best scenery in Ireland. Click to view more details on Leenane Village

  • Visit 2: Kylemore Abbey
    - Stop for lunch in the magnificent setting of Kylemore Abbey
    - It is the oldest Benedictine abbey in Ireland and is located on an isolated yet dramatic mountainside. Click to view more details about Kylemore Abbey

  • Visit 3: Clifden
    - After lunch travel to Clifden, the capital of Connemara, to see the dominating Twelve Bens Mountain range
    - There are plenty of shopping & photo opportunities en route. Click to view more statistical details on the Twelve Bens Mountain Range
    - Continue along the shores of Galway Bay back to the train station

  • Return to Dublin by train. Light meals and full bar available

Tour Details


Tour Departs:Heuston Station, Customer Service Desk
Departure Time:07:30 Monday - Sunday
(Passengers for this tour must check-in at 06.40)
Duration:1 day
Return Time:21.45 approx
Operates:Daily, all year
No Tour Days:No departures on Sundays, Bank Holidays including St. Patrick's Day (17th March) and Christmas week.

Students or Senior:€80
Child:€44.50 (5-14 years old)
Important Note:All admissions and transfers included
Lunch is not included in fare
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