There are 9 ways to get from Blackburn to Dublin by car, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus 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

$68 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  12 h 38 min

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

$28 - $37

7 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  9 h

  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

$98 - $165

Train, car ferry via Llandudno Junction  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$108 - $161

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

$41 - $247

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 55 min

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

$34 - $163

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 32 min

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

$38 - $198

Train, train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly  •  6 h 19 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

$65 - $281

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7 h

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

$91 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin is to bus and ferry which costs £22 - £29 and takes 12 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Dublin is to train and bus and fly which costs £30 - £200 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Dublin is 158 miles.

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

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Dublin without a car is to drive and car ferry which takes 5 h 41 min and costs £50 - £70.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 158.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 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.

Airlines
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
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
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 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
$19 - $30
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $30
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
Train from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Preston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $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
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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
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 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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