There are 11 ways to get from Bath to Ireland by train, plane, bus, car ferry, 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.

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

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

$43 - $167

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 46 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

$35 - $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 Southampton, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 30 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 Bristol, fly to Cork  •  5 h 13 min

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

$88 - $270

Fly Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan

$79 - $192

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 1 min

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

$81 - $275

Train, carferry  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

$142 - $213

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$81 - $112

Train, carferry via Newport (S Wales)  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock

$141 - $222

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bath to Holyhead
  2. Take the carferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$95 - $126

Questions & Answers

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 46 min.

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The distance between Bath and Ireland is 261 miles.

The best way to get from Bath to Ireland without a car is to train and carferry which takes 13 h 8 min and costs .

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

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Bath to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Bristol Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bath to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 261 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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 Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
12 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 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 Bristol Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Bath Spa to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $29
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
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
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
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
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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