There are 10 ways to get from Bath to Ireland by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and 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

Train to Bristol, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB) BRS - DUB

$43 - $196

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$34 - $46

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Train to Cardiff, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dublin (DUB) CWL - DUB

$77 - $238

Train to Bristol, fly to Cork  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) BRS - ORK

$88 - $299

Train to Southampton, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB

$87 - $328

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$81 - $304

Train, car ferry via Crewe  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$170 - $340

Train Arriva Trains Wales, car ferry  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$164 - $237

Train, car ferry, bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the bus from Wexford, Wexford Station to Dublin 2 / ...

$139 - $197

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$96 - $126

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bath to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £25 - £35 and takes 13 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bath to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £30 - £150 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bath and Ireland is 261 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Bath to Ireland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bath to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Bath City Centre, Westgate Buildings and arriving at Dublin via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 16 min.

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What companies run services between Bath, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Bath to Swords. However, you can take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Temple Meads, take the bus to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, take the walk to Bristol airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the line 41 bus to Swords. Alternatively, you can take the train to Cardiff Central, take the walk to Cardiff, Customhouse Street (Old Customhouse), take the bus to Cardiff Airport, Airport, take the walk to Cardiff airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the line 41 bus to Swords.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
Train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Bath Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $35
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $65
Train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Wexford, Wexford Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$47
Small Car
$158
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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