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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Birkenhead North by car ferry, car, train, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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Car ferry, drive  •  5h 16m

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

£43 - £53

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

£17 - £24

6 alternative options

Car ferry  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  2. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool

£30 - £73

Car ferry, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester

£64 - £164

Fly Dublin to Liverpool, train  •  2h 52m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Central
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Birkenhead North

£19 - £226

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£40 - £191

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Liverpool  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL

£58 - £216

Fly Dublin to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

£57 - £532

Dublin to Birkenhead North by car ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Dublin and Birkenhead North is around 37h 50m and covers a distance of around 181 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 37h 50m. Services are operated by Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and Merseyrail Electrics. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37h 50m
Fastest journey time:
37h 50m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£30
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dublin to Birkenhead North car ferry, walk and train schedules

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Yes, entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Birkenhead North is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Birkenhead North is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Birkenhead North is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Birkenhead North is to bus and ferry and bus which costs €19 - €28 and takes 13h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Birkenhead North is to fly and train which costs €21 - €270 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Birkenhead North. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Birkenhead, Arkle Road via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Liverpool, Union Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 16m.

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The distance between Dublin and Birkenhead North is 132 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Birkenhead North without a car is to car ferry which takes 7h 10m and costs €35 - €85.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Dublin to Birkenhead North, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Dublin to Birkenhead North bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Birkenhead North.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Birkenhead North, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Birkenhead North. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead then take the drive to Birkenhead North. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Dublin to Birkenhead North via Isle of Man Douglas, Liverpool, and Moorfields in around 7h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£5 - £110
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £85
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £110
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
tfw.wales
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Birkenhead North
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£4 - £6
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £29
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£2 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£5 - £8
Irish Rail
TransPennine Express Service
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £32
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

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