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There are 9 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly

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Train to Dublin, fly to Manchester

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN)

Train, car ferry via Manchester Oxford Road

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  4. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road

Train, car ferry #2

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  4. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Busáras, stop 135001
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill to Bangor, Bus Station C
  4. Take the bus from Bangor, Gwynedd to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to Manchester

Train to Dublin, fly to Liverpool, train

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL)
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly

Train to Dublin, fly to Leeds Bradford, train

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA)
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

Train, bus to Knock, fly to Liverpool

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  3. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Liverpool (LPL)
  4. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester is to train and fly which costs €30 - €180 and takes 6h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester is to train and fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 6h.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Manchester is 243 miles.

The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12h 5m and costs €100 - €220.

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It takes approximately 12h 5m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 243 miles
  • Duration: 12h 5m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Manchester, England?

There is no direct connection from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester. However, you can take the train to Dublin Connolly, take the walk to Portland Row, stop 515, take the line 53 bus to Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, take the walk to Dublin, take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Chester, then take the train to Manchester Piccadilly. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carrick-on-Shannon to Manchester via Connolly, Connolly, stop 497, Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Chester in around 12h 27m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£10 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£7 - £160
Flights from Knock to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £290
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£8 - £190
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £17
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£7 - £9
Flexible
£8 - £10
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Transport for Wales
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £24
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £25
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£16 - £25
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £23
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £13
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £23
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£14 - £22
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £22
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £28
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £28
Bus operators
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Busáras, stop 135001
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Arriva Wales
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill to Bangor, Bus Station C
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Arriva Wales
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £130
On Foot
£28 - £32
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £280
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Foot Passanger
£40
Motorcycle&Adult
£144
Car&Adult
£281
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

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