Want to add a visit to the Emerald Isle to your trip to England? So take this surprisingly independent multi-day rail tour from London to Dublin, and travel through Ireland in the most relaxed, scenic and eco-friendly way!
This trip includes a return train journey between London and the Welsh port of Holyhead, a ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin, and a stay in a 3-star hotel in Ireland's capital. Choose the standard 3 day trip to get a taste of the Emerald Isle, or why not take advantage of the 4 or 5 day tours to spend a bit more time exploring Ireland?
- Discover the sites from a boat
- Multi-day trip
- Very good value for money
- Rail tour
The journey ("see map" below for directions) begins at Euston Station in London, where you will be met by your guide and escorted to your direct express train to Holyhead in the Land of Wales. Your train, with toilets and store on board, will travel through the beautiful countryside of England and Wales to reach Holyhead in just 4 hours.
On arrival at Holyhead Port Station you will immediately board the Ulysses ferry for an invigorating 3 hour journey across the Irish Sea to Dublin. Facilities onboard the ships include a range of restaurants and bars, a 30-screen cinema and a traditional promenade deck, from where you can enjoy the fresh sea air.
The ship arrives in Dublin Port in the early evening and you will be transferred directly to your 3-star hotel in Dublin city center for a stay of 2 nights or more depending on the option you have taken. The evening and the next day(s) are totally up to you: why not visit the world-famous Guinness Storehouse, retrace the footsteps of Molly Malone, or even go on a train trip through the Irish countryside?
At the end of a memorable visit to Ireland, you will be transferred to Dublin Port for the return crossing to Holyhead, where your train will be waiting to transport you through Wales and London. A relaxed and carefree way to travel around Ireland that comes highly recommended!