There are 9 ways to get from Barcelona to Dublin by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Barcelona to Dublin  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Dublin (DUB) BCN - DUB

$51 - $340

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Fly Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BCN - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$64 - $189

Train to Reus, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Camp de Tarragona
  2. Fly from Reus (REU) to Dublin (DUB) REU - DUB

$103 - $651

Train, bus, car ferry via Marne la Vallée-Chessy  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres Ir
  2. Take the bus from Figueres to Perpignan 661
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  6. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$463 - $777

Bus Starbus, bus and ferry  •  35 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$204 - $236

Bus, bus and ferry via Paris, Paris  •  36 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$135 - $216

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$216 - $344

Bus, train, car ferry  •  41 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona City Center to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$132 - $226

Train, bus, car ferry  •  42 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Zaragoza Delicias Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nuneaton
  4. Take the train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$278 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Dublin is to fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Dublin is to fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Dublin via Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 52 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Dublin is 1470 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Dublin without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 22 h 11 min and costs 390€ - 700€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Barcelona to Dublin, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Dublin bus services, operated by Starbus, depart from Barcelona station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Barcelona to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 8:20 PM in Barcelona and 7:20 PM in Dublin.

Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 918.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Dublin, Ireland?

Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Reus to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Reus to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Reus to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Reus to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Camp de Tarragona
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona P.Gracia to Figueres
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $340
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $290
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Figueres to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Zaragoza to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
alsa.com
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Figueres to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
starbus.es
Sagales
Phone
93 593 13 00
Email
info@sagales.com
Website
sagales.com
Bus from Figueres to Perpinyà (Gare TGV - St. Assiscle)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
sagales.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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