There are 3 ways to get from Bangor to Dublin by car ferry or bus

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

$138 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 47 min

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$45 - $52

1 alternative option

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

$50 - $73

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 $39 - $44 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
0344 800 4411
Bus from Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangor and Dublin is 141 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangor to Dublin is to bus and car ferry which costs £30 - £40 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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

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