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

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dublin (DUB) BER - DUB

38€ - 205€

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dublin (DUB) TXL - DUB

32€ - 134€

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dublin (DUB) HAM - DUB

78€ - 350€

Train, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  25h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to London
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

197€ - 593€

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  28h 29m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

64€ - 178€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  34h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

69€ - 87€

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International entry into Ireland from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from Germany.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dublin is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dublin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dublin is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

Yes, entry into Germany from Ireland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Dublin is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 9h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Dublin is to fly which costs 35€ - 210€ and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Dublin via Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 32m.

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The distance between Berlin and Dublin is 1317 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Dublin without a car is to train and bus and ferry and car ferry which takes 25h 42m and costs 190€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Berlin to Dublin, including transfers.

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Berlin to Dublin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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Dublin is 1h behind Berlin. It is currently 9:58 AM in Berlin and 8:58 AM in Dublin.

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  • Distance: 1316.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and seven other airlines fly from Berlin to Dublin every 3 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
29€ - 90€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
29€ - 90€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
29€ - 90€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23€ - 120€
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 95€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 470€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 170€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 190€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to London
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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 from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
National Express
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Lille
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€

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Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Norwegian Air Shuttle and six other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1838+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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