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Waterford Crystal & Kilkenny City Train Tour

$142.45pp Jan - Dec Departures Dublin Dublin
Attention! $20 fee applies for single-day rail tours; fee waived when booked in conjunction with Dublin Hotel reservations.

Waterford Crystal & Kilkenny City Itinerary:

Waterford Crystal & Kilkenny City Train Tour

Check-in for 07:25 departure from Dublin Heuston Station, opened in 1844 as the headquarters of the Great Southern & Western Railway and is now the official principal station of Iarnród Éireann, Ireland’s national railway company. As your train departs, we travel in a south westerly direction, through Dublin's western suburbs and then through the lush fertile countryside of Co. Kildare. Our journey takes us through the Curragh which is famous for its racecourse, home of the Irish Derby, and there are many stud farms in the vicinity.

Arrive into Kilkenny, known as the Marble City and situated on the river Nore. Kilkenny is a beautiful small Irish city. Most buildings are built of black limestone thus the name the Marble City. Kilkenny is dominated by its castle.

The tour continues to Waterford, a Viking city on the banks of the River Suir. A visit to the Waterford Crystal Visitor Centre, where you will see craftsman engaged in the traditional tasks of blowing and cutting the world famous crystal glass.

16:25 Depart for Dublin; 20:00 Arrive Dublin Heuston