There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Bristol by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, 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  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads

£136 - £273

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

£16 - £20

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Crewe  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Stafford to Bristol Temple Meads

£137 - £453

Car ferry, drive  •  6h 31m

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

£65 - £93

Fly to Bristol  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS

£29 - £160

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 35m

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

£74 - £400

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

£79 - £265

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bristol is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 11h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bristol is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 41m.

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The distance between Dublin and Bristol is 202 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bristol without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8h 29m and costs 150€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Dublin to Bristol, including transfers.

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

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

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Dublin to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 29m

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

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Dublin to Bristol every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £200
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £200
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £200
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £190
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £26
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Stafford to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
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 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£29 - £33
car
£90
Passenger
£32
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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There are 1400+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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