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There are 8 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 via Holyhead  •  9h 43m

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

$96 - $165

Cheapest option

Fly Leeds Bradford to Dublin  •  4h 12m

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

$20 - $166

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 50m

  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

$24 - $33

Train, car ferry P&O Ferries  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from Huddersfield to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

$80 - $247

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 58m

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

$72 - $91

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  4h 6m

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

$40 - $171

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  5h 9m

  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

Fly Leeds Bradford to Belfast City, bus  •  5h 57m

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

$50 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £18 - £26 and takes 12h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 4h 6m.

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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 12h 50m.

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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 9h 43m and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 9h 43m 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 Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Manchester 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: 9h 43m

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 Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Huddersfield to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53

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