There are 12 ways to get from Cambridge to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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 from London Stansted  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dublin (DUB) STN - DUB

$37 - $199

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$32 - $41

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Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB

$82 - $274

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dublin (DUB) LHR - DUB

$77 - $262

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

$40 - $195

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Dublin (DUB) SEN - DUB

$132 - $464

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$107 - $288

Train to East Midlands, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Dublin (DUB) EMA - DUB

$88 - $351

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$194 - $329

Train, car ferry via Birmingham New Street  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$171 - $303

Bus, bus and ferry via Pool Meadow Bus Station  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Jesus College to Pool Meadow Bus Station M37
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$49 - $63

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 42 min

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

$94 - $124

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £24 - £35 and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Dublin is to fly which costs £28 - £160 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Dublin is 279 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10 h 27 min and costs £140 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Cambridge to Dublin, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 278.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

Ryanair flies from Cambridge to Dublin every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dublin via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Cambridge to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
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 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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 Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Jesus College to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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