There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Saint-Malo by bus and ferry, train, car ferry, car, 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.

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Bus and ferry, train  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv
  5. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv

$254 - $442

Cheapest option

Carferry, drive  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Saint-Malo

$68 - $133

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, train, carferry  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bournemouth
  3. Take the carferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
  4. Take the carferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo

$179 - $265

Bus and ferry, bus  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Caen 713 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Caen to Saint-Malo 772

$108 - $172

Fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Dinard (DNR) DUB - DNR

$71 - $286

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Saint-Malo. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Saint-Malo via London Victoria, Lille and Caen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 47 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Saint-Malo is 599 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Saint-Malo without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 19 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 h 20 min to get from Dublin to Saint-Malo, including transfers.

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Dublin to Saint-Malo bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Dinard Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Dublin to Saint-Malo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Saint-Malo station.

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Saint-Malo is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 2:31 AM in Dublin and 3:31 AM in Saint-Malo.

Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Dinard Airport.

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There are 1088+ hotels available in Saint-Malo. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Saint-Malo.
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  • Distance: 374.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 20 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Saint-Malo, France?

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Saint-Malo twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Dinard via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Dinard via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
CrossCountry
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
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Caen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk

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