Directions from Caernarfon to Dublin

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Recommended option

Car ferry  •  3 h 48 min

$152 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 46 min

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$47 - $57

1 alternative option

What companies run services between Caernarfon, Wales and Dublin, Ireland?

Irish Ferries operates a car ferry from Caernarfon to Dublin 4 times a day. Tickets cost $39 - $44 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
0344 800 4411
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Caernarfon and Dublin is 134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Dublin is to bus and car ferry which costs £35 - £45 and takes 6 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Dublin is to car ferry which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £110 - £140.

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Caernarfon to Dublin, including transfers.