There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Italy by plane, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus or car

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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Fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Linate (LIN) DUB - LIN

$86 - $326

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) DUB - BGY

$52 - $307

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) DUB - MXP

$57 - $189

Fly to Rome  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rome (FCO) DUB - FCO

$87 - $300

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) DUB - CIA

$56 - $308

Fly to Naples  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Naples (NAP) DUB - NAP

$96 - $345

Car ferry, train via Milano Centrale  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marseille Saint-Charles
  4. Take the train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale Ec
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$469 - $1,143

Car ferry, train  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marseille Saint-Charles
  4. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Ventimiglia Ec
  5. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

$464 - $1,088

Bus and ferry, bus  •  39 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$141 - $227

Car ferry, bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$178 - $336

Car ferry, drive  •  26 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Rome

$378 - $558

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Italy is to fly which costs 45€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Italy is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Italy. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via London, Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 29 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Italy is 1833 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Italy without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 27 h 27 min and costs 400€ - 1000€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Dublin to Italy, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Italy.
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  • Distance: 1145.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Italy?

Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Dublin to Milan hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Dublin to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Dublin to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marseille Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$170 - $650
Premier
$450 - $750
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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