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  • Location:Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration:15 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Ring of Kerry Rail Trip from Dublin

Take in the scenic beauty of southern Ireland on a full-day trip from Dublin to the Ring of Kerry. Via rail and coach, you’ll view majestic landscapes along the Lakes of Killarney and the Dingle Peninsula and catch picturesque scenes of Irish daily life. 


  • Full-day trip by train and coach from Dublin to the Ring of Kerry
  • Scenic drive through magnificent scenery from Killarney
  • World-famous Lakes of Killarney
  • Scenic photo stops
  • Hosted train travel
  • Information pack
  • Friendly, professional tour guide

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What You Can Expect

Ring of Kerry Rail Trip from Dublin

Stunning scenery of the Ring of Kerry, Co Kerry

Catch an early morning train from Dublin to Mallow in County Cork. Enjoy breakfast onboard before arriving in Mallow, where you will make a coach transfer and will meet your friendly guide. 

This trip offers a unique journey through the Ireland’s rocky southern coast and the world-famous Lakes of Killarney. You’ll view the magnificent Macgillicuddy Reeks, Carrantuohill (Ireland's highest mountain), and Ladies View as you dip into Dingle Bay. Enjoy chance interactions with locals and the many photo-worthy viewpoints where you’ll stop along the way.

In early evening, the coach will return you to Killarney, where you’ll catch a connecting train back to Dublin (dinner service available).

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

From the time we met the hosts atHeustonn station until we returned to Dublin we were. treated professionally.It was a long train ride but well worth the chance to see some of Ireland's greatest scenery. Anyone visiting this beautiful country cannot miss this tour. Bob Mease

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was great, and Sean, Dennis and Brian really made everything flow smoothly. What an amazing experience!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This is a must see trip! Our guides were very helpful in getting us from Dublin to Killarney where we met up with the rest of the group. The scenery is magnificent and the dog and sheep show can't be missed. Our guide, Jim, who was our guide back to Dublin made the trip very entertaining and enjoyable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

We had a great day with our tour guide, Jonathan. This is a long day, we did it from Dublin round trip and worth it because we didn't want to change hotels. Ring of Kerry is gorgeous and our guides got us to the bus and to the trains perfectly. A must do when visiting Ireland and this tour was extra special with the stop at the sheep herder. If asked, be sure to pay the extra few Euro to see this special place.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

The trip was a journey of excitement and fun. The train ride was so comfortable and pleasant. The best part was that we were escorted the whole way until we met up with the Coach. Then the coach driver was also our tour guide. He did a great job! In this particular trip, the coach bus was overfilled. It should have been separated into two buses. This is a very popular trip. When every seat is taken on the bus, it becomes too uncomfortable and too many people to keep track of. This is the only viator trip I took where the entire 52 person bus was filled. All other adventrues have been much smaller buses and smaller groups. The weather was perfect. Our driver so delightful and so friendly. It is amazing how much the tour director (who usually drives the bus) shares about the culture, people and sights. Great job except the coach ride for the day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

A long day, but worthwhile. We were lucky with nice weather, although a bit hazy. But the scenery was incredible! Our guide/driver was very knowledgeable and a lot if fun.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Long day, but it was worth it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

The tour was absolutely fantastic with gorgeous scenery. The tour was very fast paced but understandable due to the timetable and areas to be visited. Our tour guide, Paddy was tremendous. Horse races were taking place at Killarney, where we departed the train and returning we missed our train back to Dublin which was a 2 hour train trip, Paddy was involved the whole time and made sure we made it back to Dublin. On arrival at Dublin, at 11 PM Paddy helped us with obtaining a taxi back to our hotel. I would recommend this tour to everyone. The scenery is fabulous and everyone we met was very gracious.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

The tour was fabulous...great staff, friendly, and willing to make your day as memorable as possible..a no hassle, good time trip!

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