There are 8 ways to get from Devon to Ireland by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car 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

Train, car ferry via Crewe  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$195 - $350

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$42 - $53

6 alternative options

Train Arriva Trains Wales, car ferry  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$208 - $325

Bus, bus and ferry via Dublin City South, Upper Leeson Street  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M36
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$58 - $83

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Devon to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$111 - $148

Bus to Exeter, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheriton Cross, Coach House to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Dublin (DUB) EXT - DUB

$63 - $193

Fly Exeter to Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Belfast City (BHD) EXT - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan

$87 - $334

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Yeoford to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB) BRS - DUB

$83 - $241

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Devon to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Devon to Ireland is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £45 - £150.

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The distance between Devon and Ireland is 374 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to get from Devon to Ireland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Devon to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Cheriton Cross, Coach House and arriving at Dublin via Exeter and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Devon, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Devon to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Exeter St Davids, take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, then take the taxi to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Devon to Dublin via Exeter, St Davids Station, Exeter St Davids, Cardiff Central, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Dublin in around 14 h 26 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Belfast City via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Yeoford to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheriton Cross, Coach House to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Dartline Coaches
Phone
01392 872900
Email
info@dartline-coaches.co.uk
Website
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Cheriton Cross, Coach House to Exeter City Centre, Paris Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $29
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

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