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There are 7 ways to get from Barrow in Furness to Ireland by car, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Barrow in Furness to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$83 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall to Kendal, Bus Station 6C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kendal to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$34 - $46

5 alternative options

Car ferry  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin

$50 - $154

Train, bus and ferry via Lancaster  •  14h 15m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$46 - $70

Train, bus and ferry  •  14h 19m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$52 - $71

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$59 - $186

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  4. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$62 - $273

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barrow in Furness to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £26 - £40 and takes 17h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Barrow in Furness to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £45 - £150 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barrow in Furness to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall and arriving at Dublin via Kendal and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 8m.

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The distance between Barrow in Furness and Ireland is 215 miles.

The best way to get from Barrow in Furness to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 14h 15m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Barrow in Furness to Ireland, including transfers.

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Barrow in Furness to Ireland bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Barrow in Furness to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Barrow in Furness to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 214.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Barrow in Furness, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Barrow in Furness to Dublin. However, you can take the drive to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, then take the drive to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Barrow in Furness to Dublin via Heysham, Douglas, Isle of Man, Dublin, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Connolly Station, Amiens Street, and Connolly in around 9h 26m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
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 Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Kendal to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall to Kendal, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62

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