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

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Train, car ferry  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$98 - $164

Cheapest option

Fly Leeds Bradford to Dublin  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$24 - $178

7 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Llandudno Junction  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$106 - $157

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$26 - $34

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 56 min

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

$73 - $92

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 5 min

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

$47 - $255

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 9 min

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

$40 - $171

Train, train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 16 min

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

$54 - $262

Fly Leeds Bradford to Belfast City, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly

$78 - $236

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £19 - £26 and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Dublin is to fly which costs £18 - £140 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at Dublin via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bradford and Dublin is 188 miles.

The best way to get from Bradford to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9 h 50 min and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Bradford to Dublin, including transfers.

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Bradford to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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The quickest flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Leeds Bradford Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 188.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 50 min

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

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Bradford to Dublin 4 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 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 - $80
Train from Llandudno Junction to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
$30 - $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
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $29
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 from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $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
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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