There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Caernarfon by car ferry or bus

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

Car ferry  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$149 - $183

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) X4 / ...

$47 - $56

1 alternative option

Car ferry via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$52 - $77

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Caernarfon is to car ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Caernarfon is to car ferry which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Caernarfon is 134 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Dublin to Caernarfon, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Caernarfon, Wales?

Irish Ferries operates a car ferry from Dublin to Caernarfon 4 times a day. Tickets cost $39 - $43 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Stena Line also services this route 4 times a day.

Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
$118
Passenger
$41

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