There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester 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.

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Car ferry, train  •  7h 33m

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

£85 - £118

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  13h 7m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...

£16 - £20

6 alternative options

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  7h 45m

  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

£76 - £166

Car ferry, train #2  •  11h 26m

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

£53 - £176

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 24m

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

£50 - £63

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  4h 25m

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

£39 - £183

Fly to Manchester, line 44 bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Moss Side, Claremont Rd

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 1m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road

£43 - £190

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 13h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester is to car ferry and drive which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 4h 24m.

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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, Parkside Rd via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Manchester City Centre, Major St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 7m.

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The distance between Dublin and Greater Manchester is 167 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 7h 33m and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m 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 Liverpool 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 Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 166.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

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 car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Manchester Oxford Road, take the walk to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn, then take the line 44 bus to Moss Side, Parkside Rd. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Greater Manchester via Holyhead, Holyhead, Chester, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£22 - £140
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £310
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tfw.wales
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Single
£15 - £23
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Single
£14 - £21
TransPennine Express
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
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Moss Side, Claremont Rd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Manchester Community Transport
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
£30 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£30 - £33
car
£90
Passenger
£32
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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