Eurail benefits in Ireland

St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin Ireland

If your Eurail pass is valid in Ireland, you can get discounts on ferry crossings to France and England, and cheap deals on hostel stays.

To take advantage of these offers just show your Eurail pass or contact the company, that offers the benefit, directly. Free travel offers are only valid during travel days, whereas other benefits apply during the entire validity of your pass.

Transport

 
Ferry between France and Ireland
Ferry between France and Ireland

Set sail with Irish Ferries

Eurail pass holders receive a 30% discount on foot passenger fares on the routes:

  • Rosslare – Pembroke (Wales)

  • Dublin (Ferryport) – Holyhead (Wales)

  • Rosslare – Roscoff (France) (May to September, no daily sailings, reservation is compulsory)

  • Rosslare – Cherbourg (France) (February to December, no daily sailings, reservation is compulsory)


Booking information
In order to claim the discount, please make your booking by phone through +33 233 234 444, +353 818 300 400 or +33 170 720 326 (in French).  You may be asked to show your Eurail pass when you check in for the sailing.

 

Additional charges
Cabin accommodation is available at an extra charge.

 

To reach Rosslare's ferry terminal, take the train to Rosslare Europort. The ferry terminals are in walking distance of the station.

Dublin's port can be reached by a shuttle bus service. This bus service operates twice a day and departs from Westmoreland Street in the city center at 07:15 in the morning and 19:30 for the evening sailing. The bus service aso takes arriving passengers to Dublin’s city centre. For more information you can call 01 204 7744.

Stena Line ferry
Stena Line ferry

Cross the Irish Sea with Stena Line

Eurail pass holders receive a 30% discount on the routes:

  • Rosslare – Fishguard (Wales) (Express/Superferry)

  • Dublin (Ferryport) – Holyhead (Wales) (Superferry Stena Adventurer (Day Service))

  • Dun Laoghaire – Holyhead (Wales) (High Speed Service)

  • Belfast – Liverpool (Birkenhead)

  • Belfast – Cairnryan(Scotland) (Ferry/High Speed Service)


Booking information
This special discount is only available at the dock in Ireland or Wales. To get your discount, present your Eurail pass at the Stena Line ticket office when you book your passage.

 

For more information check the Stena Line website or call +44 (0)8447 707 070 (United Kingdom), +31 (0)174 389 333 (the Netherlands) or +353 (0)1204 7744 (Ireland).

 

To reach Rosslare's ferry terminal, take the train to Rosslare Europort. The ferry terminals are in walking distance of the station. Dublin's port can be reached by a shuttle bus service. This bus service operates twice a day and departs from Westmoreland Street in the city center at 07:15 in the morning and at 19:30 for the evening sailing. The bus service also takes arriving passengers to Dublin’s city center. For more information you can call 01 204 7744. Dun Laoghaires main train station is located in walking distance from the ferry terminal. To reach Belfast's port, take metro 96 from Donegall Square West to West Bank Road. This will take about 20 minutes. Please note that the Stena Line Belfast to Liverpool terminal is located at the middle of the West Bank Road. The Stranraer terminal can be found at the end of West Bank Road.

Attractions

 
Cliffs of Moher at dusk in County Clare, Ireland
Cliffs of Moher at dusk in County Clare, Ireland

See the beauty of Ireland

Railtours Ireland offers visitors to Dublin a variety of guided tours by train, the duration ranging from one to nine days. Eurail pass holders receive a discount up to 30 euros.


For more information, check the Railtours Ireland website, or call +353 (0)1 856 0045.

Other

 
All Audio Guides
All Audio Guides

Discover the historic sites of Dublin with All Audio Guides

Save 15% on MP3 audio guides from All Audio Guides covering several tours in Dublin.


The discount is valid for MP3 audio guides from All Audio Guides. Download audio guides which takes you to the castles and cathedrals of Dublin or walk through the historical northside of the city.

You can find your discount code in the Eurail pass guide you get with your Eurail pass.The discount applies during the entire validity of your pass and can be used multiple times.
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