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There are 11 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.

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Fly from London Stansted  •  4 h 15 min

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

$38 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$32 - $41

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Train to London City, fly  •  5 h 5 min

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

$83 - $267

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$101 - $292

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 54 min

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

$41 - $187

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  6 h 12 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

$78 - $306

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 49 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

$88 - $281

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 36 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

$193 - $328

Train, car ferry via Birmingham New Street  •  11 h 55 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

$170 - $301

Bus, train, car ferry  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

$132 - $317

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 45 min

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

$93 - $122

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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 - £150 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside 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 36 min and costs £140 - £260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 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 station.

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 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 15 min

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

Ryanair flies from Cambridge to Dublin every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from London Stansted to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
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 Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $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
Hourly
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 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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
Hourly
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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $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 to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
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
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
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
3 h 30 min
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
8 h
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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