There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Dublin by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Barcelona  •  5h 28m

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

52€ - 257€

7 alternative options

Train, bus to Reus, fly  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Vilafranca Del Penedès
  2. Take the bus from Vilafranca del Penedès to Reus Airport
  3. Fly from Reus (REU) to Dublin (DUB) REU - DUB

Train, bus and ferry  •  24h 48m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

225€ - 493€

Train, bus and ferry via Montpellier  •  25h 22m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

275€ - 611€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Paris, Gallieni 262
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

87€ - 124€

Bus, bus and ferry via Roissy-en-France  •  38h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris CDG Airport
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London - Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

79€ - 97€

Bus, train, car ferry  •  42h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Rennes
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Lison Ter
  3. Take the train from Lison to Cherbourg Ter
  4. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

100€ - 195€

Drive, car ferry  •  31h 29m

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

195€ - 311€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry via Roissy-en-France which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 38h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Dublin is to fly which costs 50€ - 260€ and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Nord and arriving at Dublin via Paris, Gallieni and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 52m.

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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 24h 48m and costs 220€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Barcelona to Dublin, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Dublin bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Barcelona Nord station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Barcelona to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 5:12 AM in Barcelona and 4:12 AM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Barcelona to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 1469.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 550€
Flights from Reus to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
25€ - 120€
Flights from Reus to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 130€
Flights from Reus to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 130€
Flights from Reus to Dublin via Southend
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 130€
Flights from Reus to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
27€ - 130€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 1100€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 850€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 650€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 800€
Train operators
Renfe Cercanias

This regional commuter train system (also known as Cercanías) connects Barcelona with Catalonia and the Barcelona metropolitan area, including popular destinations like Sitges and the Costa Brava. The network of routes mostly runs overground and connects to many Barcelona metro and bus stations. Trains run frequently, and tickets can be bought at station ticket machines on the day of travel. Two children per adult (up to 6 years) can travel for free. If you’re arriving or departing Barcelona on a domestic AVE or long-distance train, check your ticket for a 5-digit Combinado Cercanias code, which is redeemable for a free local ticket from the ticket machines.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from PlaÇa Catalunya to Vilafranca Del Penedès
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Renfe Cercanias
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 150€
Standard Premier
160€ - 210€
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
85€ - 110€
Standard Premier
130€ - 170€
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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 190€
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 Rennes to Lison
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Lison to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Bus operators
Hispano Igualadina
Phone
+34 (0) 902 29 29 00
Email
atencioalclient@hispanoigualadina.com
Website
igualadina.com
Bus from Vilafranca del Penedès to Reus Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€
Schedules at
igualadina.com
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
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Paris CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Barcelona Nord - Bus Station to Rennes
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€

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Vueling Airlines, Aer Lingus, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Dublin Airport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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