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There are 3 ways to get from Caernarfon to Dublin by car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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

Car ferry  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$149 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$75 - $94

1 alternative option

Car ferry via Llanfairpwll  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$83 - $99

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Caernarfon to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £75 and takes 15h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Caernarfon to Dublin is to car ferry which costs £110 - £140 and takes 3h 51m.

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The distance between Caernarfon and Dublin is 83 miles.

The best way to get from Caernarfon to Dublin without a car is to car ferry which takes 3h 51m and costs £110 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Caernarfon to Dublin, including transfers.

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There are 1239+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Caernarfon to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 83.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

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 $38 - $42 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

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 Bangor, Gwynedd to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
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

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