There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Cumbria by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Penrith North Lakes

$166 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 19 min

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

$42 - $53

9 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Llandudno Junction  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
  3. Take the train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
  4. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Penrith North Lakes

$144 - $228

Car ferry, train #2  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
  3. Take the train from Lancaster to Penrith North Lakes

$64 - $190

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 51 min

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

$84 - $113

Fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$77 - $213

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes

$84 - $247

Fly to Liverpool, train, line 508 bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Penrith North Lakes
  4. Take the line 508 bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Watermillock, Brackenrigg Hotel

$100 - $339

Fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUB - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$79 - $254

Fly to Newcastle, train, line 508 bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newcastle (NCL) DUB - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the line 508 bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Watermillock, Brackenrigg Hotel

$57 - $196

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$92 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Cumbria is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 15 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Cumbria is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Cumbria is 263 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Dublin to Cumbria, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Cumbria. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Watermillock, Longthwaite road end (Near Townend Cottage) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 19 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Cumbria. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Chester, take the train to Warrington Bank Quay, take the train to Penrith North Lakes, then take the taxi to Cumbria. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Cumbria via Holyhead, Holyhead, Llandudno Junction, Warrington Bank Quay, Penrith North Lakes, and Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Llandudno Junction to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
Train from Lancaster to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Glasgow Central to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
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
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Penrith
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance) to Watermillock, Brackenrigg Hotel
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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