There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Dublin by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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

Fly Bristol to Dublin  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB) BRS - DUB

$38 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$33 - $43

7 alternative options

Train to Cardiff, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dublin (DUB) CWL - DUB

$72 - $241

Fly Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$72 - $177

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$86 - $254

Train, car ferry via Crewe  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$163 - $233

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$146 - $213

Bus, bus and ferry via Birmingham, Hill Street Railway Bridge  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to Birmingham, Hill Street Railway Bridge M35 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$44 - $60

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 33 min

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

$94 - $123

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

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Bristol to Dublin 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Avg. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Avg. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
Avg. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broadmead, Cabot Circus to Birmingham, Hill Street Railway Bridge
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Avg. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Birmingham
Avg. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $46
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $46
car
$124
Passenger
$44
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$49
Small Car
$167

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bristol to Dublin?

The distance between Bristol and Dublin is 324 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Bristol to Dublin is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs £55.

Is there a direct bus between Bristol and Dublin?

No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Broadmead, Cabot Circus and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Bristol to Dublin, including transfers.