Grand Hibernian

A grand journey across the Emerald Isle
Belmond Grand Hibernian

The Grand Hibernian offers luxury train travel across Ireland
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Get right to the heart of the Emerald Isle aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian. A luxury train like no other that sweeps across patchwork fields and craggy coasts taking you on a journey of a lifetime through Ireland. An elegant sleeper train that is inspired by Dublin’s Georgian architecture, complete with an Observation Car to take in those exceptional views and a warm classic saloon where live musicians sing, passengers dance and legendary fables are told. Your adventure begins in Dublin, but where it takes you depends on where you want to go and what you want to experience. Journeys aboard the Grand Hibernian last between two and six nights and take you to some of Irelands wondrous highlights, some famous and some lesser known. Transporting you to these glorious locations are 10 carriages acquired by Belmond in 2015, finished in stylish Georgian style and each bearing the name of an Irish county. Each elegant carriage is finished in soothing yet understated furnishings with echoes of ancient folklore, not to mention the fully-equipped bar car and your own private, tranquil accommodation. All journeys are round-trips and take you back to Dublin with a number of tales to tell, so are you ready to start your story?

The Belmond Grand Hibernian at a glance

Journeys through the UK
Irish journeys
Choice of cabins
10 luxurious carriages
Dining & Bar Car
Dining & bar cars
Sleeper Train
Sleeper train
Groups & Charters
Groups & charters available

The Belmond Grand Hibernian discount codes

Save 5% on any Grand Hibernian journey when you use discount code ‘Orient5’ at the checkout.

Accommodation aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian

Modern luxury meets traditional Georgian design
Belmond Grand Hibernian Accomodation
The ideal setting for a superb Irish slumber, your own private cabin is the ideal place to relax and unwind after a day exploring the best Ireland has to offer. Step into a warm Irish ambience where understated modern luxury meets Georgian elegance and find yourself in one of 16 twin or four double en suite cabins. Watch from the comfort and privacy of your very own cabin as the emerald landscape glides by your window or recline on authentic Irish duck down bedding for a rejuvenating night’s sleep. A private en suite complete with shower and WC allow you to freshen up, while ceiling fans and Egyptian cotton bed linen ensure you are comfortable during your stay. Your cabin is your home-from-home during your journey and can be used as you wish.

Included as standard during your journey

En suite shower
Private WC
Luxury toiletries
Ceiling fans
Bathrobes & slippers
Full-length wardrobe
Belmond Grand Hibernian Double Cabin

Double Cabin

Unwind in style in your very own spacious Double Cabin. A clean and comforting aesthetic with splashes of Irish tartan make for a homely atmosphere while a double bed, long wardrobe and en suite ensure you have everything you need during your stay.
Belmond Grand Hibernian Twin Cabin

Twin Cabin

Artfully designed twin cabins serve a fresh, airy ambience making them the ideal place to gaze at the landscape from your large window. Elegant en suite cabins are a fine opportunity to relax aboard one of the most prestigious overnight trains in Europe.

Dining Aboard The Grand Hibernian

A culinary adventure across Ireland
Dining aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian
A true taste sensation that surpasses some of Dublin’s most prestigious venues, when aboard the Grand Hibernian, guests are treated to some of the most spectacular meals you have ever tasted from artisan cheeses to smoked fish. The chef’s passion for local produce can easily be tasted in each meal as the locally sourced produce that can be found along the journey inspires each delicious daily menu. From artisan cheeses to smoked fish, you will be treated to the finest Irish cuisine that even the seasoned foodie will find refreshing. Local seasonal ingredients are the best way to taste Ireland and fuel your senses as you wind through the glorious landscapes. Embark on a menu that takes you through the Emerald Isle as you taste scallops from the Beara Peninsula to turf-smoked salmon from Donegal.
Belmond Grand Hibernian Restaurant Cars

Restaurant cars

Just as impressive as the cuisine on offer are the two restaurant cars where you’ll be enjoying each meal. Sligo is finished with sleek silver accents and is the epitome of elegance on the rails with its Waterford crystal vases and relaxed greys that evoke a contemporary Georgian feel. In contrast, the other dining car fondly named Wexford is bathed in natural light and boasts echoes of Ireland in the form of native tweets and Celtic motifs. With seating for guests at tables for six, it offers itself as the perfect environment to trade tales with fellow travellers while enjoying some of the finest Irish cuisine.

Belmond Grand Hibernian Destinations

Your Irish adventure begins here
Belmond Grand Hibernian Destinations
The Grand Hibernian is a sleeper train that travels across Ireland. All journeys are round-trips departing and returning to Dublin Heuston station. Trips aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian range from two to six nights depending on the journeys and all include your own private accommodation. Each journey includes all food and beverages, including alcohol as well as traditional entertainment on board and a 24 hour steward service.

Every journey has it’s own unique itinerary and all private visits and transfers are included in the ticket price. During these visits, passengers are free to follow the tours and explore at their own will before embarking back on the train to the next destination. Visits vary with each journey but include Ireland’s natural beauty spots as well as distilleries, national parks and other places of interest.

Please note: The Grand Hibernian does not embark on any journeys during January where it is maintained and cleaned ready for the year ahead.

Just some destinations the Belmond Grand Hibernian visits include

Belmond Grand Hibernian Cork
Belmond Grand Hibernian Limerick
Belmond Grand Hibernian Westport
Belmond Grand Hibernian Kilkenny
Belmond Grand Hibernian Waterford
Belmond Grand Hibernian Killarney

Groups & Charters aboard the Grand Hibernian

Create your very own story to remember
Belmond Andean Explorer Groups and Charters
The ideal setting to celebrate milestone anniversaries, treat friends and family or to reward colleagues the Belmond Grand Hibernian makes for a grand and completely unique venue. Whether you’re organising a team whiskey tasting or a group golf trip, anything is possible with a group or chartered booking. Catering for up to 40 guests, an exclusive charter is the ideal way to make an exceptional, long-lasting impression that everyone will remember for years to come. Perfect for elevating a professional event or suprising someone special with a truly unique celebration, charter the Belmond Grand Hibernian and have the entire train to yourself. Complete with access to steward service, two dining cars, an observation car and 20 en suite cabins, your very own charter is the ideal opportunity to host your own adventure or to organise an event your friends, family or co-workers will never forget. If the entire train is too much, group bookings allow you to book ticket in bulk and bring loved ones along with you for an adventure together.
Grand Hibernian Exclusive Charter

Exclusive Charter

Book the entire Belmond Grand Hibernian for yourself and organise your very own charter. With steward service, 20 en suite cabins and two dining cars, the Grand Hibernian is an exceptional venue and one that is truly unique. From rare whiskey tours to outdoor pursuits, we can customise every detail of a two, four or six-night journey to ensure the whole party is truly charmed and leaves with lasting memories.


Milestone birthdays, anniversaries, even weddings; whatever the celebration the Belmond Grand Hibernian lends itself to the ideal venue. Available for groups of up to 40 and with 10 carriages including two dining cars with ample space, the Grand Hibernian is the perfect setting for moments that matter. The Grand Hibernian is the ideal place to bring friends and family together to share a special occasion and create unforgettable memories.
Grand Hibernian Celebrations
Grand Hibernian Meetings


With two large dining cars, the Grand Hibernian is a unique and inspiring place to hold meetings and conferences. With a serene interior that lends itself to elegant lunch meetings or networking events, complete with fully adaptable seating for larger groups, the Grand Hibernian is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on co-workers and clients both new and existing alike. If your event needs a ‘wow-factor’, nothing can beat this.

Grand Hibernian Prices

Special offers exclusive to
Belmond Grand Hibernian Offers
Every journey aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian is unique, and with many charters throughout the year, each offers a different adventure. Journeys like these are few and far between and are some of the most luxurious and involving in the world. Visiting Ireland’s highlights including private tours of stately homes and gardens to natural wonders of beauty, tours aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian are well-sought after by those who want to explore the Emerald Isle in the best way possible.

Prices for the Grand Hibernian can fluctuate depending on the time of year, the journey length and the destinations you may visit. Journeys are available across either two, four or six nights and include all private visits to destinations, transfers, meals aboard the Grand Hibernian as well as all beverages including alcohol. The longer the journey and the more destinations that are visited, the higher the price of a ticket.

As a guide, journeys begin at around €2,800 per ticket and rise depending on the journey length, the destinations you visit and the exclusivity. One thing you can be sure of is, no matter which journey you choose, the memories will be priceless.
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