There are 4 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Ireland by car, car ferry, bus, train or plane

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Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Aberystwyth to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$62 - $78

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Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) T2
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$92 - $120

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$136 - $186

Train, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$76 - $223

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The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Ireland is to drive and car ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Ireland is to drive and car ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Aberystwyth and Ireland is 167 miles.

The best way to get from Aberystwyth to Ireland without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 8 h 51 min and costs £65 - £95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Aberystwyth to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberystwyth to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 167.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Aberystwyth to Dublin. However, you can take the drive to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, then take the drive to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Aberystwyth to Dublin via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station), Bangor (Gwynedd), Holyhead, Holyhead, and Dublin in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
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

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