There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle by car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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

$138 - $172

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place 060
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd

$37 - $51

2 alternative options

Car ferry via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

$51 - $75

Car ferry, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  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 / ...

$46 - $54

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 16 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle is to car ferry which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Caernarfon Castle is 133 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Caernarfon, Bus Station (Caernarfon Bus Station) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Bangor, Bus Station (Bangor Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 11 min.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle without a car is to car ferry which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 120€ - 150€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle.
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  • Distance: 83.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Irish Ferries operates a car ferry from Dublin to Caernarfon Castle 4 times a day. Tickets cost $38 - $42 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 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Bangor, Gwynedd
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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