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

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Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 54 min

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

$162 - $248

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to East Midlands  •  4 h 53 min

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

$29 - $262

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Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  9 h 48 min

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

$139 - $198

Bus and ferry, train  •  10 h 19 min

  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  •  6 h 36 min

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

$74 - $103

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  5 h

  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  •  5 h 31 min

  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

$58 - $213

Fly Dublin to Liverpool, train  •  5 h 55 min

  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 - $326

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$59 - $226

Train to Belfast City, fly to East Midlands  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA

$87 - $326

Fly Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) DUB - DSA
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Leicester

$59 - $253

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Leicester is to fly which costs 24€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Leicester is to fly which costs 24€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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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 7 h 54 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Dublin to Leicester, including transfers.

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

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There are 189+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 13 min 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: 7 h 54 min

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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
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 London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leicester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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