Day Trip by train  to the Giant’s Causeway and to the Wild Irish Coast – Departing from Dublin

Day Trip by train to the Giant’s Causeway and to the Wild Irish Coast – Departing from Dublin

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Exploring the Giant’s Causeway
The included access to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
The train journeys between Dublin and Belfast

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Duration
12 hours 30 minutes

Languages

English

Starting time
7:35 AM

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Description

Set off from Dublin to explore the Giant’s Causeway. Head to Northern Ireland on the train and go on a guided excursion to admire the villages on the wild Atlantic coast!

You will meet your guide at Connolly Station in Dublin and board a train to Belfast. On your way, your guide will tell you plenty of stories about the towns you travel through. 

Upon arrival in Belfast, you will get on a bus and explore the Irish Atlantic coast. 

First, stop for a photo break in the village of Carrickfergus, before carrying on to the north, passing the coastal villages of Carnlough, Glenariff, Cushendall and Cushendun. Take in the views of the cliffs on the Antrim coast. On a clear day, you might even be able to see the Mull of Kyntyre, the headland in the south of Scotland.

Then, head inland to the town of Ballycastle, before reaching the 30m-high Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, which joins the island of Carrick with Ireland.

Finally, you will arrive at the Giant’s Causeway. You can spend 2 full hours here at the heart of a natural volcanic formation, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

 At the end of your visit, you will go back to Belfast and arrive in Dublin by train in the early evening.

Departure place

Good to know

  • Availability: Saturday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Duration: 12 hrs. 30 mins approx.
  • Times: 7:35am
  • Languages: English
  • Departure point: Dublin Connolly Station
  • Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Please note that timetables may be subject to change, independently of our will.
  • Meals are not included, however, there will be a trolley with snacks for purchase on the train, a one hour stop for lunch, and there may be additional stops where you may purchase snacks/coffee
  • Anyone under 15 years of age must be accompanied by an adult
  • In the winter, when the Carrick-a-Rede bridge is unavailable, another route will be offered

Price includes

  • Return train ticket between Dublin and Belfast
  • Bus excursion along the wild Atlantic coast
  • The services of an English-speaking guide
  • Ticket to access Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge

Price doesn’t include

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Purchases made during the excursion
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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4.5

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