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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye 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  •  10 h 6 min

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

$108 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Ross-on-Wye National Express

$34 - $44

4 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Hay-on-Wye

$73 - $102

Fly to Birmingham, train, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle

Fly to Cardiff, train, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle

Fly to Bristol, train, bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
  4. Take the bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye is to car ferry and drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road and Hereford, station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 41 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Hay-on-Wye is 253 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10 h 6 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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Dublin to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Dublin to Hay-on-Wye bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Ross-on-Wye station.

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye.
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  • Distance: 158 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 6 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Hay-on-Wye, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Hereford, take the walk to Country Bus Station, then take the bus to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye via Birmingham, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Ross-on-Wye, Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road, Hereford, Railway Station, and Hereford, station in around 14 h 41 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $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 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
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 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
First Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Cardiff Central to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
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 Ross-on-Wye
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Yeomans Travel
Bus from Hereford, station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.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

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There are 330+ hotels available in Hay-on-Wye. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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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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