There are 4 ways to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin by taxi, car ferry, train, plane or bus

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

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

$207 - $242

Cheapest option

Train, train to Liverpool, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$49 - $287

2 alternative options

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

Train, bus to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
  2. Take the bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$51 - $198

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.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
First Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $26
First Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
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
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Colwyn Bay to Chester
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chester to Liverpool James Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $16
Bus operators
easyBus
Bus from Chester, Railway Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
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
$117
Passenger
$41
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colwyn Bay and Dublin is 168 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colwyn Bay to Dublin is to train and car ferry which costs £40 - £70 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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

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