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There are 6 ways to get from Blackburn to Dublin by car, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 43 min

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

$68 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$26 - $35

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$100 - $171

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Bolton
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$35 - $153

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$43 - $239

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$34 - $185

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin is to bus and ferry which costs £19 - £28 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £26 - £120 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Dublin is 158 miles.

The best way to get from Blackburn to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9 h 4 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Blackburn to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 1215+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

There is no direct connection from Blackburn to Dublin. However, you can take the drive to Holyhead then take the car ferry to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Blackburn to Dublin via Preston, Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, Holyhead, and Holyhead in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day 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
1 h 43 min
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
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
3 h 15 min
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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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