Ring of Kerry from Dublin (Heuston Station) by Rail

Even if you are based in Dublin for your holiday it is still possible to take in the Ring of Kerry Tour, one of Irelands most popular scenic routes, and return to Dublin the same day.

Our Daily Ring of Kerry Day tour program departs Killarney 10:30am so connection by rail from Dublin Heuston Station is possible. The morning train from Heuston Station Dublin departs 7:00am and journeys’ though the scenic heart of Ireland passing through counties Kildare, Tipperary, Limerick and Cork before reaching Killarney at 10.14am. Upon arrival at the Killarney train station a representative from Wild Kerry Day Tours will transfer you immediately & complimentary to the awaiting Ring of Kerry Day Tour coach. In the unlikely event of the train being unduly delayed contingency arrangements are in place to ensure that you are transferred to the Ring of Kerry Coach - And This Is Guaranteed. Onwards you will go, taking in the breathtaking views and vistas of the magnificent Ring of Kerry, sights such as Carranttuohill (Ireland highest mountain), the Gap of Dunloe, Dingle Bay, Molls Gap, Ladies View and many more are to be seen.

After a fun filled day the tour terminates in Killarney approx 17.00 where you will be transferred to Killarney train station to board your return train to Dublin. Or indeed if you wish to stay and see more of Killarney’s sights you can check out our Travel Resources pages for information on Accommodation including Hostels and Things to Do & See in the area.

Fast modern trains with catering services available onboard make Rail travel in Ireland a relaxing and enjoyable way to travel. All details on timetables and fares can be obtained from the Irish Rail website Adult Seat Sale and Student Seat Sale. If your travel plans are flexible it is worth noting that Irish Rail offers significant fare reductions for off peak travel times, including early mornings and save on the Irish Rail Website Seat Sale 2020.

Compare & Contrast: Before You Make Up Your Mind - Open It! Your options before you make your decision to visit Killarney & Kerry. Every day there are 8 trains from Dublin to Killarney with journey time approx 3 hours 14 minutes. Processing your own rail tickets Direct will enable you to obtain the best fares on offer.  Certainly rail/train travel is more economical, comfortable, practical and the fastest way to travel from Dublin to Killarney & Kerry. Like low cost Air travel there is now amazing value on low cost train/rail travel in Ireland including Killarney as a destination - Value that can be realised by following the suggested Reservation Procedures below.   Booking your Rail and Daytour direct will enable you to save over 40% on the cost of these travel arrangements. Rail registration and rail ticket collection procedures are outlined in the Seat Sale Links and are now available 60 days in advance. Note: There is no 7.00am train on Sunday morning ex Dublin Heuston.

Booking & Reservation Procedures - Wildkerry Rail Train Daytours 

  1. Adults & Students: To book your Ring of Kerry Tour Direct please proceed to BOOK NOW
  2. Adults: To book your train Direct from Dublin Heuston Station to Killarney/Tralee proceed to Irish Rail Seat Sale 
  3. Students: To book your train Direct from Dublin Heuston Station to Killarney/Tralee proceed to Irish Rail Seat Sale
  4. Adults & Students: Meet and Greet Arrangements at Killarney Railway Station please email us and include a mobile contact number for contingency purposes.
  5. Inclusive 2 Night Package: En Suite Accommodation OR Hostel 2 Night Package to Killarney including Accommodation, Coach/Walking Tours and transfers.
  6. Inclusive 3 Night Package: En Suite Accommodation OR Hostel 3 Night Package to Killarney including Accommodation, Coach/Walking Tours and transfers.


  • Why Book Direct: Guranteed Low Prices.      No Hidden Fee's.            24/7 Customer Care.         Hand Picked Tours & Experiences. 
  • Killarney Based since 1945. Explore Kerry with locals who live and work in the region and save by dealing Direct
  • Daily Departure at 10.30am From Ross Castle Road
  • Great Deal: Save 15% by booking on line with Wild Kerry Daytours (WKDT) Family/Group Rates - email us for details 
  • All Killarney Transfers Included.  To and From Killarney Railway Station
  • Premium Front Coach Seats on request at reduced supplement email us for details. Only 4 available each day. 
  • Special Offer: Take Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula tour and get a 20% discount by booking online.
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Prices 2020

In 2020 the award winning Wildkerry Daytours Team will be celebrating 75 years as offical Tour Operators of the Ring of Kerry, which departs everyday of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day.

WiFi En Route: Free WiFi En Route at many stops to keep in touch with family & friends.

Note: The Ring of Kerry Tour Operates ALL year including off season.

Adult Senior Student Child
€28.00 (Online price €23.99) €26.00 (Online price €21.99) €26.00 (Online price €21.99) €19.99 (Online price 17.99)

The above online price includes a 15% discount which is only available when booking online. Those over the age of 55 years qualify as Senior. This tour authorised by the Irish Department of Transport under Road Passenger Licence Number 396 and Route Licence Number 10094.

More Information

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for commonly asked question or contact us (contact details at end of page) if you have further questions.

O'Connor Autotours Ltd., Ard Ross, Ross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Tel +353 64 6631052, Email: info@oconnorautotours.ie. Contact form.
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