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Please see more information about the two different types of train services in Dublin - the DART and Irish Rail!

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Travel around County Dublin 
The DART is one of the two train services you can avail of in Dublin. It is a quick, convenient train service that allows you to see the best of County Dublin and not just the city!

Hop on the DART to Killiney or Dun Laoighre to see some of the county's stunning beaches, or head northbound to Malahide to visit the beautiful Malahide Castle! 

The closest DART stations to UCD are the Sydney Parade or Booterstown Stations, located just a 20 minute walk from the campus.

Make sure you buy a Leap Card - these can be purchased in the UCD Centra and cost €5. You can top up these cards using the Leap Card App, available on Android and Apple devices. This allows you to tap on to all forms of public transport in Dublin for a cheaper fare, and is much more convenient than paying in coins.

Download the TFI - Transport for Ireland App from the App Store or Google Play Store for realtime updates on bus arrivals and to plan your route for where you want to go!

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See the best Ireland has to offer
Jump on the 145 bus, head to Heuston Train Station and see the best that Ireland has to offer. You can immerse yourself in culture and music in Galway, or head to Cork to see the "real capital". 

Alternatively you can head to Connolly Station and catch a train to Belfast, and explore the history of the city and of Northern Ireland.

Tickets can be booked on the Irish Rail website (opens in a new window)here.

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