Eurail Ireland Pass

  • Unlimited travel in Ireland.
  • Children up to 11 travel for free.
  • Youth (12 - 27) discounts available

Free days

Eurail One Country Pass Extra Day Promotion
Take advantage of a free day of train travel when you book any First or Second class Eurail One Country Pass for 3, 4, 5, or 8 days of travel within 1 month. With Eurail Greek Islands Pass bookings, enjoy one extra ferry trip free! Valid through March 28, 2018.
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The Eurail Ireland Pass is the most comprehensive way to explore Ireland. Beyond its wild coastline, lively cities, and jaw dropping landscapes, you will find passionate people. Visit cities like Belfast and Dublin to discover a cosmopolitan and modern society.

The Eurail Ireland Pass allows you unlimited travel with the freedom to hit the tracks whenever and wherever you want! You can take as many trains as you like and there is no limit on the distance you can travel within a travel day. All of this at a fixed price.

Hop on and off trains at any time according to your desires and encounters. Just show up at the nearest train station and get ready to go and explore a new destination. (See ‘Things to know’ for more information about seat reservations).

The Eurail Ireland Pass is packed with bonuses to make your trip even more enjoyable. Hotel discounts, reduced museum fares and more are included in your pass.
It also comes with a Eurail travel pack (Travel map and user guide).

Whether you are the adventurous traveller or the avid planner the Eurail Ireland Pass is your pass to freedom and the key to an unforgettable trip!


How does it work?

Rail Passes in 3 steps

1. Pick the right rail pass

Pick the right rail pass

Rail passes are available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 country combinations for extensive travel on the national rail networks. Going for an extended trip? Try the Eurail Global Pass offering rail travel in 28 different countries.
Once you've selected your pass, its price will depend on the class of service, First or Second, selected and the number of rail travel days.

Use our Pass Finder

2. Reserve your seats

Reserve your seats

Taking local and regional trains allows you to explore at will. Simply board with your rail pass and choose any open seat. Reservations are required on most high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. We recommend always checking your desired journey for any specific seat reservation requirements.

Book Seat Reservations

3. Activate and travel

Activate and travel

Your rail pass requires that you activate it by getting it stamped at the ticket window at the departure station on the day of your first train journey. Once activated, you are all set and ready to explore.

Common Questions


More than just trains

And the Eurail Ireland Pass is packed with bonuses to make your trip even more enjoyable. You’ll get discounts on buses and trains, cruises & ferries, and more.

With the Eurail Ireland Pass, the benefits like the connections it provides - are everywhere. Whether you are an adventurous traveler or avid planner, the Eurail Ireland Pass is your pass to freedom and an unforgettable journey of discovery.

Irish Ferries - 30% discount
Holyhead - Dublin Ferryport
Pembroke - Rosslare
Cherbourg - Rosslare; from February to December *
Roscoff - Rosslare; from May to September * * No daily sailings, advance reservation compulsory

Stena Line - 30% discount
Holyhead-Dun Loghaire: HSS (High Speed Service)
Fishguard-Rosslare: Express/Superferry
Dublin-Holyhead Superferry (Day Service)

Benefits in:
Cruises & Ferries
  • Irish FerriesOffer: If you’re planning on travelling between Ireland and France or Great Britain by boat, you benefit from a 30% discount with Irish Ferries on the following routes:
  • Cherbourg-Rosslare (February to December)
  • Dublin Ferryport-Holyhead
  • Pembroke-Rosslare
  • Roscoff-Rosslare (May to September) Info: For more information about this offer go to To make a reservation go to For help or assistance, please use the following telephone numbers: Ireland +353 (0)818 300 400; France +33 (0)233 234 444 or +33 (0)170 720 326 (in French).Please note: Sailings do not operate every day on Roscoff-Rosslare and Cherbourg-Rosslare routes, and a reservation is compulsory or strongly recommended for all crossings.Stena LineOffer: Travel by boat between Great Britain and France, Ireland or the Netherlands for less with discounted passage on Stena Line. Pass holders benefit up to 30% discount on foot passenger fares on the following routes:
  • Belfast - Liverpool
  • Belfast - Cairnryan
  • Dublin Port - Holyhead
  • Rosslare – Fishguard
  • Rosslare – CherbourgInfo: Discounted tickets can be booked by phone or purchased at the port on presentation of the Rail Pass. Phone UK +44 (0)8445 762 762, Ireland: +353 (0)1907 5388. For more information go to Offer code EURAIL.
  • European Famous HostelsOffer: Pass holders save 10% on advance bookings at Europe’s Famous Hostels in 37 cities across Europe.Info: The offer via Book online via www.famoushostels.comPlease note: This is only valid for bookings made on Europe’s Famous Hostels Website (, with the presentation of the pass and of the hostel booking confirmation email when checking in at the hostel. Included locations: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin, Bilbao, Bratislava, Bruges, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Granada, Interlaken, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Lille, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Malaga, Marseille, Milan, Naples, Nice, Paris, Porto, Prague, Rhodes, Rimini, Rotterdam, Salzburg, Seville, Stockholm, Valencia, Vienna and Warsaw.Hotels.comOffer: Pass holders save 10% on advance bookings at Book online via Hotels.comInsert the coupon code "EurailSpring10" to redeem the discount.Please note: This is only valid for bookings made from 1st January to 31st March 2018, with the travel dates from 1st January to 30th June 2018.

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