There are 7 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 4 min

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

$88 - $193

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Bus and ferry, train  •  9 h 46 min

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

$32 - $76

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 11 min

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

$89 - $123

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 47 min

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

$68 - $88

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$37 - $208

Fly to Manchester, train  •  3 h 47 min

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

$62 - $211

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$45 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Stafford is to bus and ferry and train which costs 27€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Stafford is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Stafford is 282 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Stafford without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs 75€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Dublin to Stafford, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 203+ hotels available in Stafford. Prices start at $63 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 Stafford.
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  • Distance: 176.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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 7 h 11 min.

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 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Holyhead to Stafford
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stafford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from Birmingham International to Stafford
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Stafford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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
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 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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