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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Dublin to Bristol  •  3 h 49 min

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

$38 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 40 min

  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

$31 - $41

6 alternative options

Shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Bristol  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS

$76 - $185

Fly Dublin to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

$65 - $240

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$76 - $265

Car ferry, train via Crewe  •  9 h 45 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
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

$148 - $282

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  9 h 53 min

  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

$137 - $222

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 33 min

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

$88 - $122

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bristol is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bristol is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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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 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Bristol is 324 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bristol without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs 120€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min 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 1 h 5 min.

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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: 3 h 49 min

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

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Dublin to Bristol 5 times a day.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 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 Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
4 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 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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 Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Shuttle from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$23 - $35
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
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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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