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Rail Tours in Dublin

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  • AmyK
    Charlotte, NC2 contributions
    This was an amazing trip. The countryside was gorgeous and the travel was amazingly smooth. Brian was our guide and he was funny and interesting and took great care of us. I would recommend this outing for anyone.
    Written 14 December 2023
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  • Fearless692979
    4 contributions
    Tour Guide stayed with you to make sure you got on the right trains the right buses. The buses and trains were very comfortable and more than accommodating.
    Written 22 October 2023
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  • jeff r
    2 contributions
    The coach ride was fine, but it is an extremely long day. Have to take 2 trains from Dublin to get the coach in Killarney to start the actual tour. It was a gorgeous day, and the scenery was lovely. Highlight of the tour is the sheepherding demonstration. Absolutely wonderful! Overall the tour was great, but it is very dependent upon the weather, and you have to be up for a 16-hour day. But if you are, do it!
    Written 29 June 2022
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  • Kate A
    Corvallis, OR5 contributions
    Got to see so many highlights on this trip! It makes for a long 2 days, but at least you can rest on the bus/train. We did find the company to be somewhat disorganized, and they passed us off to different tour companies and guides throughout. This was due to short-staffing that hasn’t gotten back up to normal levels from COVID. The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly.
    Written 30 June 2022
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  • Diane M
    Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
    Brian our tour guide for most of our trip was the most informative, friendly and lovely gentleman. We learned so much about the country and totally enjoyed our trip. Andrea and Gerry also deserve high praise because they also were amazing.
    RIT made our trip to Ireland magical. Thank you so much. Will highly recommend this company.
    Written 19 October 2023
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  • William C
    1 contribution
    An excellent option to experience Ireland (Dublin area). Marina was friendly, personable and knowledgeable. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our personal tour. I would recommend highly.
    Written 17 January 2024
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  • Linda C
    4 contributions
    Paddy our tour guide was very good. He is informative and hospitible.

    I would have liked more time in the castle to explore during our free time after the train ride. Instead of 35 minutes ,perhaps an hour will be better . It was a Excell tour and I recommend it!
    Written 16 October 2023
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  • 440rob
    Swindon, UK146 contributions
    I had already decided to use Do Dublin based on the reviews. Thanks to Ashlee from the Do Dublin team who responded to my questions explaining I needed to get off the Dart Line at Pearse Street Station. To my surprise the Do Dublin team were waiting outside Dun Laoghaire station offering a deal including the bus tour with the train ticket. They even showed us to the platform. We got off at Pearse Street, the bus stop is across the road from the station entrance. We only waited a few minutes and the Do Dublin bus arrived. The HOHO was everything we expected, a great mix of Irish songs, humour and information. Pearse Street station is well situated to the centre of Dublin if you get off the bus to explore Dublin on foot, I suggest you ask the staff at the station what train takes you back to Dun Laoghaire.
    Written 11 October 2022
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  • Kelly H
    2 contributions
    My husband I booked the Giants Causeway tour and it was incredible! Definitely a must see if you’re visiting Ireland. We took amazing pictures and it was an experience we’ll never forget. Our tour guide, Paddy, was wonderful! He was with us for 13 hours and made the day so easy. He shared interesting Irish culture and history with us. He was very passionate, enthusiastic, and funny which made for a great day! Also making sure the entire group got into a taxi safely after the tour was over was greatly appreciated! Cannot recommend this company enough!
    Written 5 December 2023
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  • Kathleen C
    Omaha, NE20 contributions
    I recommend you fly to the Island, it is only 9 minutes vs a 30 minutes boat ride. The additional cost is well worth it to be able to see the Islands from the air. I loved our tour around the Island with stops at a few shops and restaurant for lunch. The meal was OK, but the brown bread and pastries are the best in Ireland. This was a highlight of our 10 day trip, you must go.
    Written 4 September 2019
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  • Venture18833555409
    2 contributions
    Excellent way to travel very relaxing and enjoyable, stress free. The staff were excellent, couldn’t do enough for us, very friendly and helpful. We went by train and coach to Blarney Castle, Cork and TheRing of Kerry beautiful experience. Well done.
    Written 3 September 2023
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  • Marissa W
    3 contributions
    John (our guide) was amazing, you can tell that he is really passionate about his job.

    Everything was very well organised, we barely ever had to stand in queues, drivers were punctual and all accommodation and transportation was neat, clean and comfortable.
    Written 8 September 2023
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  • Scott H
    Raleigh, NC6 contributions
    We had a wonderful tour of Howth!We had a terrific time and experience with Ruairi! He showed us the highlights of Howth over a beautiful spring day! Very informative and entertaining! We'd highly recommend and hope our paths will cross again!
    Written 9 April 2023
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  • olygirl68
    Olympia, WA171 contributions
    We were hesitant when we booked this tour but so glad we did. I really like this approach as you are not part of an actual tour group for the full 6 days. This allowed us to have our evenings free to explore the city where we were staying and enjoy the local food at our leisure. The hotels they booked for us were exceptional and close to the sights.

    Everything went smoothly and we were always informed by either our packet or the guide for the day on what to expect the next day. We had three guides that were part of Rail Tours which were Brian, Peter and Paddy and the others were brokered out to other tours. All were great and very informative. I think we only had one day that led us to some confusion which was our excursion to the Aran Islands but in the end it worked out. One thing I would recommend is to maybe switch the last two days up somehow as they are both very long days. This company organized everything for you and let's you leave your worries at the door.
    Written 7 September 2023
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