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There are 10 ways to get from Dublin to Birmingham by car ferry, train, bus and 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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Car ferry, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street

$98 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871

$20 - $26

8 alternative options

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street

$104 - $162

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 14 min

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

$73 - $97

Fly Dublin to Birmingham  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX

$26 - $185

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$71 - $218

Train to Belfast City, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX

$78 - $266

Fly Dublin to Liverpool, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street

$54 - $264

Fly Dublin to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$61 - $304

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street

$88 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Birmingham is to bus and ferry which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Birmingham is to fly which costs 22€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin and arriving at Birmingham. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Birmingham is 307 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Birmingham without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs 85€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Dublin to Birmingham, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Birmingham, England?

Aer Lingus and Ryanair fly from Dublin to Birmingham every 3 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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 Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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 - $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
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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