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

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8h 5m

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

$161 - $237

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to East Midlands  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA

$27 - $263

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Car ferry, train via Shrewsbury  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$139 - $222

Bus and ferry, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$56 - $81

Car ferry, drive  •  6h 38m

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

$73 - $102

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$61 - $248

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  5h 31m

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

$74 - $218

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester

$56 - $223

Bus to Belfast City, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$86 - $285

Fly Dublin to London Stansted, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Stansted (STN) DUB - STN
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

$86 - $248

Fly Dublin to Liverpool, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester

$89 - $327

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Leicester is to fly which costs 23€ - 230€ and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Leicester is to fly which costs 23€ - 230€ and takes 4h 51m.

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The distance between Dublin and Leicester is 351 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Leicester without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 8h 5m and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Dublin to Leicester, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 219.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 5m

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

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Leicester twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $45
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $27
First Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $24
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
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 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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