There are 8 ways to get from Blackburn to Dublin by car, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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 41 min

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

$70 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X41
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$30 - $35

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 52 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

$109 - $192

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  4 h 51 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 - $250

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 8 min

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

$35 - $166

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 33 min

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

$42 - $205

Train, train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  3. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Dublin (DUB) DSA - DUB

$63 - $289

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$97 - $271

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 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
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
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Preston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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 Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Blackburn to Dublin?

The distance between Blackburn and Dublin is 253 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin?

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £21 - £25 and takes 13 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin?

The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin is to train and bus and fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs £30 - £180.

Is there a direct bus between Blackburn and Dublin?

No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Blackburn, Eanam Wharf (Lancashire United Depot) and arriving at Dublin via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Blackburn to Dublin?

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Blackburn to Dublin, including transfers.