There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Cambridge by plane, 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 to London Stansted  •  4 h 28 min

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

$41 - $197

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 777 / ...

$31 - $40

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Fly 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

$86 - $276

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$81 - $264

Fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$44 - $194

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 52 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

$111 - $285

Fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 25 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

$115 - $382

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  9 h 15 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

$202 - $310

Car ferry, train via Birmingham New Street  •  12 h 4 min

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

$168 - $242

Bus and ferry, train  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$85 - $125

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 45 min

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

$93 - $127

Questions & Answers

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 35€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Cambridge is 446 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Dublin to Cambridge, including transfers.

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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 (Parker's Piece) via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 278.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 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 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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 Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam
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
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$90 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$140 - $230
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
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
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$114
Passenger
$40

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