There are 7 ways to get from Devon to Ireland by bus, bus and ferry, train, car 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.

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 54 min

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

$42 - $53

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Train, carferry via Swansea  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
  4. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

$185 - $305

Bus, bus and ferry via Dublin City South, Upper Baggot Street  •  15 h 51 min

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

$60 - $85

Train, carferry  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the carferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock

$180 - $290

Drive, carferry  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Devon to Holyhead
  2. Take the carferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$111 - $148

Bus to Exeter, fly  •  4 h 45 min

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

$63 - $193

Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  5 h 46 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

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

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The distance between Devon and Ireland is 234 miles.

The best way to get from Devon to Ireland without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 14 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 54 min to get from Devon to Ireland, including transfers.

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Devon to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Devon to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Exeter 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 Devon to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 233.7 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 54 min

What companies run services between Devon, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Devon to Dublin. However, you can take the bus to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, take the walk to Exeter, take the bus to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, take the walk to Birmingham, then take the bus and ferry to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Devon to Dublin via Exeter St Davids, Bristol Parkway, Swansea, Fishguard Harbour, Fishguard, Rosslare, and Rosslare Europort in around 15 h 17 min.

Airlines
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
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 Exeter to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 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, Sidwell Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cheriton Cross, Good Knight Inn 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, Good Knight Inn to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$157
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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