The Emerald Isle Express Tour

In 2024 We Are Running Different Private Tour in June & September - See The Emerald Pullman (EPX)

The Original Rail Cruise and Manor House Tour

Railtours Ireland First Class offers an exclusive rail cruise and manor house tour through Ireland on your own exclusive, private heritage train, delivering Pullman style comfort. Overnight in luxury five-star Irish manor houses, as well as city and country hotels. This all-inclusive tour is limited to 50 guests! We don’t sleep on the train – We sleep in Manor Houses, Country Estates and Luxury City Hotels!


Experience Dublin's Fair City before travelling by rail along the stunning East Coast to Waterford, Cork, Cóbh and the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy an Irish night in Killarney before continuing on through the savagely beautiful countryside of Connemara in Co. Galway.


A unique Ireland vacation not to be missed!

  • Personal meet and greet at Dublin Airport or Ferry Port.
  • Transfers to and from Dublin Airport or Ferry Port to your fivestar Merrion Hotel.
  • Exclusive Dublin city tour.
  • All meals included.
  • Morning coffee and afternoon tea each day.
  • All drinks on the train (Our train is the only train in the world that does draft Guinness!).
  • Side tours to Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Cobh Heritage Centre, the Ring of Kerry, Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, the Cliffs of Moher and Galway Bay.
  • Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle.
  • Renowned Railtours Ireland host throughout.
  • All luggage taken care of from start to finish.
  • Two 48hour Hop On/Off Dublin City Sightseeing Tour Tickets pp.
  • Dinner in Mount Juliet's Michelin Star Restaurant - The Lady Helen Restaurant.
  • All taxes and service charges.
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Stay in luxurious 5 Star Irish Castles, City and Country Hotels...

  • 1 Night Merrion Hotel
  • 1 Night Mount Juliet Hotel
  • 1 Night Fota Island Resort
  • 1 Night Europe Hotel and Resort
  • 2 Nights Adare Manor
  • 1 Night Merrion Hotel
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  • All meals included.
  • Morning coffee and afternoon tea served each day.
  • All drinks on the train.
  • All your luggage taken care of from start to finish.
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Since its inception in 2014, the Emerald Isle Express Tour has hosted over 150 satisfied guests.

“Had a really special experience on the Emerald Isle Express week long tour. Saw so much of this lovely country with the pleasure of travel on a proper heritage train and luxury overnight stays.”

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