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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Nuremberg (NUE) DUB - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf

41€ - 155€

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Fly to Munich, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Munich (MUC) DUB - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf

125€ - 271€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUB - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf

99€ - 351€

Car ferry, train  •  33h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf Re

235€ - 399€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  33h 14m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Bayreuth central train station

57€ - 77€

Car ferry, train via Frankfurt am Main  •  35h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare Ter
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bamberg Re
  5. Take the train from Bamberg to Bayreuth Hbf Re

245€ - 380€

Car ferry, drive  •  30h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Bayreuth Festival

199€ - 265€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bayreuth Festival is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bayreuth Festival is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bayreuth Festival is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 33h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 7h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bayreuth central train station via London and Frankfurt central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 14m.

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The distance between Dublin and Bayreuth Festival is 1282 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 33h 16m and costs 230€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 7h 51m to get from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Dublin to Bayreuth Festival bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bayreuth central train station.

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Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival.
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  • Distance: 1282.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 51m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Bayreuth Festival, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Bayreuth Festival. However, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Nuremberg, take the walk to Nürnberg Flughafen, take the subway to Nürnberg Hbf, take the walk to Nuernberg Hbf, take the train to Bayreuth Hbf, then take the walk to Bayreuth Festival. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Munich, take the walk to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal, take the line 6814 train to Muenchen Hbf, take the train to Nuernberg Hbf, take the train to Bayreuth Hbf, then take the walk to Bayreuth Festival.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Dublin to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Dublin to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Dublin to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Dublin to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 330€
Flights from Dublin to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 330€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 3100€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Dublin to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 200€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Nuremberg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cherbourg to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Paris l'Est to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Bamberg to Bayreuth Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
VGN
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 London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Bayreuth central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€

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