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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Dublin by plane, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, bus 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  •  5 h 30 min

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

$52 - $332

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Train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$323 - $455

Train, car ferry  •  32 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Cherbourg
  3. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$298 - $375

Bus Starbus, bus and ferry  •  36 h 7 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

$202 - $234

Bus, bus and ferry  •  37 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$138 - $218

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 28 min

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

$216 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Dublin is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Dublin is to fly which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 30 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 36 h 7 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 ferry which takes 25 h 8 min and costs 280€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 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 45 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 7:44 AM in Barcelona and 6:44 AM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Barcelona to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 918.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and eight 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 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Perpignan to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $230
1st Class
$270 - $410
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways AVE
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 Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
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 Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120
Schedules at
starbus.es
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
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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

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There are 1219+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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