There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Padstow by car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus, 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 via Stafford  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Stafford
  3. Take the train from Stafford to Bodmin Parkway

£200 - £423

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  19h 24m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth City Centre, Western Approach Subway to Bodmin Parkway Station 11

£22 - £29

3 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  14h 59m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway

£195 - £343

Car ferry, drive  •  9h 3m

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

£90 - £128

Fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newquay (NQY) DUB - NQY

£56 - £270

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Padstow is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 19h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Padstow is to fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Padstow. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Padstow, New Street via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Plymouth City Centre, Western Approach Subway and Bodmin Parkway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 24m.

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The distance between Dublin and Padstow is 202 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Padstow without a car is to car ferry and train via Stafford which takes 13h 58m and costs 220€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 13h 58m to get from Dublin to Padstow, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Dublin to Padstow bus services, operated by Transport for Cornwall, arrive at Bodmin Parkway Station.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Padstow.
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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 13h 58m

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

Aer Lingus flies from Dublin to Padstow once daily.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £200
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Stafford
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£100 - £150
Website
tfw.wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£65 - £160
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
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 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Transport for Cornwall
Phone
0808 196 2632
Website
transportforcornwall.co.uk
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Western Approach Subway to Bodmin Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Transport for Cornwall
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Western Approach Subway to Bodmin Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Plymouth Citybus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£30 - £33
car
£90
Passenger
£32
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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