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There are 6 ways to get from Antwerp to Leinster by plane, bus, train, car ferry or ferry

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Fly from Brussels, line 102 bus

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the line 102 bus from Swords Pavilions SC, stop 6117 to Baldoyle Church, stop 950

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dublin (DUB)

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Dublin (DUB)

Train, bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Dublin (DUB)

Train, bus, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Haverfordwest
  4. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Skerries

Train, bus, ferry

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Caen
  4. Take the train from Caen to Valognes
  5. Take the ferry from Gare Maritime to Gare Maritime de Rosslare
  6. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Skerries
Belgium → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from Belgium

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leinster is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leinster is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Leinster is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Ireland.

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Last updated: 22 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Leinster is to fly and line 102 bus which costs €35 - €230 and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Leinster is to fly and line 102 bus which costs €35 - €230 and takes 5h 32m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Leinster is 807 km.

The best way to get from Antwerp to Leinster without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 23h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Antwerp to Leinster, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Leinster is 1h behind Antwerp. It is currently 3:20 AM in Antwerp and 2:20 AM in Leinster.

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Leinster. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €11 - €13.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to Leinster.
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  • Distance: 807 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Leinster, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Antwerp to Leinster. However, you can take the train to Brussels Airport - Zaventem, take the walk to Brussels airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Zone 15, stop 7348, take the line 41 bus to Swords Pavilions SC, stop 6117, then take the line 102 bus to Baldoyle. Alternatively, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Zone 15, stop 7348, take the line 41 bus to Swords Pavilions SC, stop 6117, then take the line 102 bus to Baldoyle.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €250
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €400
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€18 - €400
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Anvers-Central to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€60 - €75
Standard Premier
€100 - €130
Irish Rail
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Caen to Valognes
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €20
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Bus operators
Go-Ahead
Phone
1850 80 40 71
Email
customercomment@goaheadireland.ie
Website
goaheadireland.ie
Bus from Swords Pavilions SC, stop 6117 to Baldoyle Church, stop 950
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
Go-Ahead
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
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 from London Victoria Coach Station to Haverfordwest
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line
Ferry from Gare Maritime to Gare Maritime de Rosslare
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Stena Line

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