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Waterford Crystal and Kilkenny Rail Tour from Dublin

Dublin, Ireland
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12 hours 30 minutesMobile & paper tickets accepted

See the picturesque cities of Ireland’s scenic southeast on a full-day rail tour from Dublin to Kilkenny and Waterford Crystal. Accompanied by a guide, travel by train to Kilkenny, an artsy and attractive city. Take a guided tour around its medieval streets and enjoy some free time before moving on to Waterford City. Tour the esteemed Waterford Crystal factory, which is responsible for producing many dazzling objects of beauty, including the Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball. End your tour with a scenic rail route back through the Suir Valley.

What's Included

  • Expert guide
  • Information pack
  • Admission to Waterford Crystal visitor centre
  • Reserved seats on the trains
  • Return Rail Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - House Of Waterford Crystal
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry to Kilkenny Castle

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1 Ireland

We arrive in Kilkenny at 09:00 – 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 front gate of which is our meeting point (or as directed by your host).

There are several nice pubs that serve food: 'Paris Texas' on

The Location

Where To Go

Heuston Station, St John's Rd W, Saint James' (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin, Ireland

Departure time

7:25 AM


Dublin, Ireland

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (24)

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We had a great tour...

George S | Nov 2019

We had a great tour to Waterford, mainly due to our wonderful guide Paddy! Everything that we expected we got, and then some. Would do it again anytime.

I was pleasantly surprised when...

Stanley D | Oct 2019

I was pleasantly surprised when we found out there were only six of us on the tour. John was our guide and he did a great job of explaining what would be happening as we went along. We felt safe and looked after. He went above and beyond the

Our tour guide, Paddy, made...

akrtks | Sep 2019

Our tour guide, Paddy, made this already great tour delightful. This was our only rail tour but would do it again vs travel by bus on small, windy roads (though that was fun too). There is more to Waterford than glass and Paddy took us on the

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessibility: As long as the passenger has some mobility then this tour would be suitable. Trains in Ireland are wheelchair friendly however buses/coaches are not. The guest would have to be able to climb the steps onto the bus. Mobility Scooters cannot be accommodated on this tour.
  • Children U16 cannot book independently. They must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Waterford Crystal and Kilkenny Rail Tour from Dublin

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