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

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

Carferry  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$134 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place 060
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$35 - $48

1 alternative option

Train, carferry  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the carferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Shrewsbury
  4. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)

$204 - $287

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bangor, Gwynedd via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 32 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Bangor is 141 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bangor without a car is to carferry which takes 3 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Dublin to Bangor, including transfers.

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

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Dublin to Bangor bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bangor, Gwynedd station.

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There are 1077+ hotels available in Bangor. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Bangor, Wales?

Irish Ferries operates a car ferry from Dublin to Bangor 4 times a day. Tickets cost $38 - $43 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $220
Train from Shrewsbury to Bangor (Gwynedd)
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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 and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
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
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
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
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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