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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester by plane, bus, car ferry, car, train or bus and ferry

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Fly to Manchester, line 41 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the line 41 bus from Manchester City Centre, India House to Rusholme Ctr

$29 - $146

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Bus and ferry  •  10 h 12 min

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

$20 - $25

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Fly to Liverpool, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street

$36 - $230

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 22 min

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

$63 - $82

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 5 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

$85 - $148

Car ferry, train via Llandudno Junction  •  8 h 32 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 Manchester Oxford Road

$86 - $140

Car ferry P&O Ferries, train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road

$65 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester is to bus and ferry which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester is to fly and line 41 bus which costs 24€ - 130€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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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 Rusholme Ctr via Manchester City Centre, Major St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Greater Manchester is 267 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8 h 5 min and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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Dublin to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Dublin to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester station.

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 166.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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 747 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, India House, then take the line 41 bus to Greater Manchester. Alternatively, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Liverpool, take the walk to Liverpool Airport, take the bus to Manchester Sackville Street, take the walk to Manchester City Centre, India House, then take the line 41 bus to Greater Manchester.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
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 Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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 Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
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 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53

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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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