There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to Christchurch 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 Bournemouth  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bournemouth (BOH) DUB - BOH

£32 - £158

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 52m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd National Express / ...

£20 - £29

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Fly to Southampton, train  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southampton (SOU) DUB - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Christchurch

£52 - £200

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Christchurch

£70 - £225

Fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  3. Take the train from Southampton Central to Christchurch

£61 - £197

Fly to London Luton, train  •  6h 42m

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

£73 - £242

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Brockenhurst

£84 - £248

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Brockenhurst

£73 - £200

Car ferry, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Christchurch

£177 - £466

Car ferry, train via Newport  •  12h 1m

  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 Southampton Central
  4. Take the train from Southampton Central to Christchurch

£144 - £234

Bus and ferry, train  •  13h 35m

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

£71 - £106

Car ferry, drive  •  7h 52m

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

£78 - £106

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Christchurch is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 15h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Christchurch is to fly which costs 35€ - 190€ and takes 3h 34m.

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The distance between Dublin and Christchurch is 263 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Christchurch without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9h 45m and costs 210€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Dublin to Christchurch, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Bournemouth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Bournemouth Airport.

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There are 1197+ hotels available in Christchurch. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Christchurch.
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  • Distance: 262.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Christchurch, Dorset, England?

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Christchurch 4 times a week.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £200
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £200
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £420
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £140
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £180
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£18 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£15 - £180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £26
Train from Clapham Junction to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £90
Train from Southampton Central to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £23
Train from London Waterloo to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £27
Advanced Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £60
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £12
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £19
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Advanced Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £80
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
TfL Rail
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Brockenhurst
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £50
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £35
Train from Birmingham International to Brockenhurst
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £55
Anytime Single
£50 - £85
Off-Peak Single
£50 - £75
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Single
£60 - £90
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £85
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£100 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£250 - £340
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
First Anytime Day Single
£100 - £160
Bus operators
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
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Book at
National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Book at
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bournemouth Station, off Holdenhurst Rd
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £31
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £31
car
£85
Passenger
£30
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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