There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

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

$74 - $94

Cheapest option

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

$29 - $40

8 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$123 - $198

Car ferry  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin

$53 - $152

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 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

$44 - $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

$45 - $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

$72 - $252

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 1 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

$67 - $232

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £22 - £30 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from City of Lancaster to Ireland, including transfers.

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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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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 car ferry to Dublin, then take the drive to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from City of Lancaster to Dublin via Warrington Bank Quay, Chester, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Dublin in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
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 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
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
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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 - $27
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 Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Bus operators
National Express
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 4 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
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$42
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$63

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