There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Bristol by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry 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 44 min

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

$42 - $165

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 to Bristol National Express

$31 - $41

6 alternative options

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$80 - $273

Fly Dublin to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$77 - $255

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Bristol  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS

$77 - $187

Car ferry, train via Crewe  •  9 h 31 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

$150 - $283

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  9 h 40 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

$143 - $233

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 32 min

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

$89 - $123

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 takes 3 h 44 min and costs 35€ - 150€.

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The distance between Dublin and Bristol is 324 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Dublin to Bristol, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bristol via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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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
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday 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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $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
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $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
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
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $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 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
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
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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