There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Lancaster by car ferry, car, train, bus and ferry, bus 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, drive  •  5 h 59 min

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

$69 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster National Express

$26 - $36

6 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster

$106 - $189

Car ferry  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham

$38 - $131

Bus and ferry, train  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster

$36 - $53

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster

$48 - $178

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster

$65 - $289

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$53 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Lancaster is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Lancaster is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Lancaster is 241 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Dublin to Lancaster, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Lancaster via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Lancaster, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Lancaster. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead then take the drive to Lancaster. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Lancaster via Holyhead, Holyhead, Chester, and Warrington Bank Quay in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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
$55 - $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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
National Express
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
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$118
Passenger
$41
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Heysham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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