There are 8 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  •  9 h 17 min

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

$112 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  14 h 2 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

$41 - $51

6 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 42 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  •  6 h 14 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 Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)

$60 - $231

Fly to Cardiff, train, bus  •  6 h 55 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 Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)

$87 - $243

Fly to Bristol, train, bus  •  7 h 16 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 Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)

$78 - $242

Fly to Manchester, train, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Hereford
  3. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)

$77 - $214

Fly to Liverpool, train, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Hereford
  4. Take the bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)

$78 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 14 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye is to fly and train and bus which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 14 min.

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

It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye, including transfers.

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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 (Tourist Information Centre) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Ross-on-Wye, Cantilupe Road (Opp Stagecoach Ofice) and Hereford, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Hay-on-Wye.
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  • Distance: 158 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 17 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 (Tourist Information Centre). 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 (Opp Stagecoach Ofice), Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance), and Hereford, Railway Station in around 14 h 2 min.

Airlines
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 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
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 Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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
$65 - $110
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $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
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Hereford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Train from Wilmslow to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Crewe to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
CrossCountry
Bus operators
National Express
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
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in South Wales
Phone
01633 485118
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Yeomans Canyon Travel
Phone
01432 356201
Email
sales@yeomanstravel.co.uk
Website
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Hay Castle (Tourist Information Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
yeomanscoachholidays.com
Celtic Travel
Phone
01686 412231
Website
celtic-travel.co.uk
Bus from Country Bus Station to Hay-on-Wye, Clock Tower (Hay-on-Wye Clock Tower)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
celtic-travel.co.uk
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 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$114
Passenger
$40

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