There are 9 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland by car, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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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Drive, carferry  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from City of Lancaster to Holyhead
  2. Take the carferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$73 - $94

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$33 - $42

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Train, bus and ferry  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$36 - $53

Train, bus and ferry via Poulton-le-Fylde, St Chads Church (POULTON Golden Ball)  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Poulton-le-Fylde to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$49 - $62

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$43 - $169

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$51 - $256

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Shipley
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$44 - $198

Train to Manchester, fly to Cork  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cork (ORK) MAN - ORK

$71 - $252

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dublin (DUB) NCL - DUB

$62 - $226

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from City of Lancaster to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street and arriving at Dublin via Preston, Lancashire and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between City of Lancaster and Ireland is 229 miles.

The best way to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland, including transfers.

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City of Lancaster to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Preston, Lancashire station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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City of Lancaster to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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British Airways, Flybe, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from City of Lancaster to Dublin. However, you can take the drive to Holyhead, take the carferry to Dublin, then take the drive to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from City of Lancaster to Dublin via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester in around 12 h 48 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Poulton-le-Fylde to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Shipley
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
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 and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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