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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Ireland by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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 to Dublin  •  5 h 34 min

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

$51 - $331

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Fly to Cork  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Cork (ORK) BCN - ORK

$67 - $334

Fly to Shannon  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Shannon (SNN) BCN - SNN

$87 - $395

Train, bus and ferry  •  23 h 1 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 train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$358 - $552

Bus, 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

Drive, car ferry  •  32 h 38 min

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

$217 - $331

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Ireland is to fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Ireland is to fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Ireland. 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 Ireland is 1487 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 23 h 1 min and costs 310€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Barcelona to Ireland, including transfers.

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

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Ireland is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 7:43 PM in Barcelona and 6:43 PM in Ireland.

Map of how to get from Barcelona to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 929.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Ireland?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Swords hourly.

Airlines
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
Flights from Barcelona to Cork
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
Flights from Barcelona to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Shannon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Cork
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Barcelona to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
Flights from Barcelona to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
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
Flights from Barcelona to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Barcelona to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
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
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
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
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
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
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 44+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 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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