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

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Car ferry  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$133 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 41m

  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
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$35 - $47

1 alternative option

Car ferry via Holyhead  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$48 - $71

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to car ferry which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 3h 46m.

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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 15h 41m.

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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 car ferry which takes 3h 46m and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m 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 1087+ hotels available in Bangor. Prices start at $66 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: 3h 46m

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 - $42 and the journey takes 3h 15m. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

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
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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