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There are 10 ways to get from Birmingham to Dublin by bus and ferry, train, car ferry, car, plane or bus

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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Bus and ferry  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$20 - $26

9 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$101 - $205

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 12m

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

$74 - $93

Fly Birmingham to Dublin  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$25 - $191

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$74 - $224

Train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$57 - $272

Train to East Midlands, fly to Dublin  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Dublin (DUB) EMA - DUB

$61 - $310

Train to Bristol, fly to Dublin  •  5h 10m

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

$87 - $239

Fly Birmingham to Belfast City, bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin

$50 - $228

Train to Cardiff, fly to Dublin  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dublin (DUB) CWL - DUB

$101 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Dublin is to bus and ferry which costs £15 - £20 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Dublin is to fly which costs £19 - £150 and takes 3h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham and arriving at Dublin. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Dublin is 192 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Dublin without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 8h 30m and costs £15 - £20.

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The bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin takes 8h 30m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Birmingham to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham station.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Dublin, Ireland?

Aer Lingus and Ryanair fly from Birmingham to Dublin every 3 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
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
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
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

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8m and costs £2 - £29.

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