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There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Machen by car ferry, train, car, plane or bus

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Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train, line 50 bus

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS)
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the line 50 bus from Newport, Queensway Q5 to Machen Primary School

4 alternative options

Car ferry, drive

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

Fly Dublin to Cardiff, train, bus

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL)
  2. Take the train from Barry to Cardiff Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly
  4. Take the bus from Caerphilly, Interchange Stand 6 to Machen, Dranllwyn Lane

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Bristol, train

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS)
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX)
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Newport (S Wales)

Dublin to Machen by car ferry, walk, train and bus

28 Weekly Services
10h 24m Average Duration
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Machen is to fly and train and line 50 bus which costs €45 - €250 and takes 5h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Dublin to Machen is to fly and train and line 50 bus. Taking this option will cost €45 - €250 and takes 5h 42m.

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The distance between Dublin and Machen is 179 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Machen without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 24m to get from Dublin to Machen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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There are 140+ hotels available in Machen. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 703 bus which takes 13 min and costs €7 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Machen.
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  • Distance: 178.5 miles
  • Duration: 10h 24m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Machen, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Machen. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Newport (S Wales), take the walk to Newport, Market Square 22, then take the bus to Machen Primary School. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead then take the drive to Machen.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£11 - £120
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £260
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£11 - £70
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £90
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £140
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Barry to Cardiff Queen Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
Transport for Wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Birmingham New Street to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Stagecoach South Wales
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newport, Queensway Q5 to Machen Primary School
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Bus from Caerphilly, Interchange Stand 6 to Machen, Dranllwyn Lane
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach South Wales
Caerphilly County Borough Council
Phone
01443 815588
Website
caerphilly.gov.uk
Bus from Caerphilly, Interchange Stand 5 to Machen, Surgery
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
caerphilly.gov.uk
Ferry operators

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