There are 4 ways to get from Bangor to Dublin by car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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

Recommended option

Car ferry  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$132 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$36 - $47

2 alternative options

Car ferry via Bangor (Gwynedd)  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$48 - $70

Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) X4 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$43 - $49

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £28 - £40 and takes 15 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangor to Dublin is to car ferry which costs £100 - £120 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Bangor and Dublin is 88 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Bangor to Dublin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangor to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Bangor, Gwynedd and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Dublin is Dublin (DUB) Airport which is 6.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Isle Of Man (IOM) (84.6 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (90.5 miles), Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (92.3 miles) and Cork (ORK) (139.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Bangor to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Bangor, Wales and Dublin, Ireland?

Irish Ferries operates a car ferry from Bangor to Dublin 4 times a day. Tickets cost $38 - $42 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$40

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