There are 3 ways to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin by taxi, car ferry, train, bus or bus and ferry

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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Taxi, car ferry  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Colwyn Bay to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$205 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Colwyn Bay to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$35 - $45

1 alternative option

Train, car ferry  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Colwyn Bay to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$58 - $89

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £26 - £35 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin is to taxi and car ferry which costs £150 - £190 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colwyn Bay to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Colwyn Bay and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 30 min.

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The distance between Colwyn Bay and Dublin is 105 miles.

The best way to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin without a car is to taxi and car ferry which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £150 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin, including transfers.

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Colwyn Bay to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Colwyn Bay station.

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

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 104.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Colwyn Bay, Wales and Dublin, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Colwyn Bay to Dublin. However, you can take the taxi to Holyhead then take the car ferry to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Colwyn Bay to Dublin via Holyhead and Holyhead in around 5 h 24 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Colwyn Bay to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Colwyn Bay to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $50
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 Colwyn Bay to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Colwyn Bay to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Bangor Taxi
Phone
+4428 91 456 456
Website
bangorcabs.com
Seans Taxi
Phone
+441248 353 353
Website
seanstaxiservice.co.uk

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