There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car or bus and ferry

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 Manchester, line 111 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the line 111 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to Moss Side, Horton Rd (House 52)

$34 - $154

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880

$21 - $26

4 alternative options

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road

$41 - $249

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 20 min

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

$64 - $82

Car ferry, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road

$91 - $154

Car ferry, train via Prestatyn  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Prestatyn
  3. Take the train from Prestatyn to Manchester Oxford Road

$92 - $145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester is to bus and ferry which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 10 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester is to fly and line 111 bus which takes 2 h 56 min and costs 29€ - 140€.

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The distance between Dublin and Greater Manchester is 267 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Moss Side, Horton Rd (House 52) via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Greater Manchester, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Greater Manchester. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Manchester, take the walk to Manchester Airport, take the train to Manchester Oxford Road, take the walk to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel), then take the line 111 bus to Greater Manchester. Alternatively, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Liverpool, take the walk to Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (Speke Hall Avenue), take the line 500 bus to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road), take the walk to Liverpool South Parkway, take the train to Manchester Oxford Road, take the walk to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel), then take the line 111 bus to Greater Manchester.

Airlines
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 Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $27
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 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Holyhead to Prestatyn
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Prestatyn to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
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 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Holyhead to Prestatyn
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to Moss Side, Horton Rd (House 52)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
$116
Passenger
$41

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