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There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to Cambridge by plane, train, shuttle, 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.

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Fly Dublin to London Stansted  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN

$37 - $195

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

$32 - $42

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Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$83 - $269

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$78 - $257

Shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 16 min

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

$70 - $233

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge

$41 - $187

Fly Dublin to Southend, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southend (SEN) DUB - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

$73 - $256

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$88 - $283

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$213 - $320

Car ferry, train via Shrewsbury  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$169 - $262

Car ferry, train, bus  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Peterborough
  3. Take the bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Drummer St Bus Station

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 47 min

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

$93 - $127

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Cambridge is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Cambridge is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Cambridge is 446 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Cambridge without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9 h 18 min and costs 180€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Dublin to Cambridge, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Dublin to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to London Stansted Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 278.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Cambridge every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$26 - $190
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 London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$110 - $160
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 Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in the Fens
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach in the Fens
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
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53

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