There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Gloucester by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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 via Crewe  •  9 h 20 min

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

$140 - $263

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, train  •  10 h 40 min

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

$61 - $86

6 alternative options

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Hereford

$117 - $163

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 59 min

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

$84 - $113

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester

$70 - $253

Fly to Bristol, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester

$61 - $218

Fly to Cardiff, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester

$79 - $265

Fly to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Gloucester

$80 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Gloucester is to bus and ferry and train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Gloucester is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Gloucester is 316 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 20 min to get from Dublin to Gloucester, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Gloucester. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Birmingham New Street, then take the train to Gloucester. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Gloucester via Holyhead, Holyhead, Hereford, Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance), and Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) in around 10 h 17 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Holyhead to Hereford
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Cardiff Central to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Derby to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Gloucester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
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
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$41

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