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There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Stafford 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 via Crewe  •  7h 5m

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

£77 - £273

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Bus and ferry, train  •  9h 50m

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

£18 - £122

7 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  7h 23m

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

£90 - £123

Car ferry, train #2  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stafford

£62 - £183

Car ferry, drive  •  5h 59m

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

£53 - £68

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stafford

£53 - £356

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Stafford

£38 - £350

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford

£59 - £327

Fly to East Midlands, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Stafford

£74 - £338

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Stafford is to bus and ferry and train which costs 19€ - 140€ and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Stafford is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 400€ and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Dublin and Stafford is 176 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Stafford without a car is to car ferry and train via Crewe which takes 7h 5m and costs 85€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Dublin to Stafford, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Stafford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Dublin to Stafford.
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  • Distance: 176.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 5m

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Stafford. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Crewe, then take the train to Stafford. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Stafford via Holyhead and Holyhead in around 7h 23m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £170
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £230
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £95
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£25 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £40
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £75
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £27
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £75
Train from Tamworth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£8 - £35
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£25 - £35
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Stafford
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stafford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Train from Tamworth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £31
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £130
Train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £29
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
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
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 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£30 - £33
car
£91
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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