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There are 10 ways to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Swansea

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501 132
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
  3. Take the bus from Tenby to Swansea Bus Station

£48 - £59

8 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  10h 30m

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

£149 - £211

Car ferry, drive  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Swansea bus Station

£54 - £71

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£55 - £348

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  8h 35m

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

£112 - £291

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Bristol, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£89 - £350

Fly Dublin to Liverpool, train  •  8h 42m

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

£106 - £342

Fly Dublin to Birmingham, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Parkway
  3. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea

£92 - £476

Fly Dublin to London Luton, bus, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Old Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea

£93 - £287

Dublin to Swansea bus Station by car ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Dublin and Swansea bus Station is around 13h 57m and covers a distance of around 348 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 57m. Services are operated by Stena Line, Irish Ferries and Transport for Wales. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 57m
Fastest journey time:
13h 57m
Journey distance:
348 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:15
Last service departs at:
02:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dublin to Swansea bus Station car ferry, walk and train schedules

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Yes, entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Swansea bus Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Swansea bus Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Swansea bus Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 24 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station is to bus and car ferry which costs €55 - €70 and takes 13h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station is to fly and train which costs €60 - €410 and takes 6h 17m.

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It is approximately 154 miles to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station.

The best way to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 5m to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station, 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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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Swansea bus Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 782 bus which takes 18 min and costs €5 - €8.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Swansea bus Station.
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  • Distance: 154 miles
  • Duration: 10h 5m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Swansea bus Station, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Swansea bus Station. However, you can take the train to Rosslare Europort, take the walk to Rosslare, take the car ferry to Fishguard, take the walk to Fishguard Harbour, take the train to Swansea, then take the walk to Swansea bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Swansea bus Station via Holyhead, Holyhead, and Swansea in around 10h 30m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £85
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£5 - £110
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £85
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£9 - £60
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £90
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £490
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £16
Flexible
£16 - £19
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Fishguard Harbour to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Swansea
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£120 - £180
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Wilmslow to Swansea
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Swansea
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
tfw.wales
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to Swansea
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£29 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£65 - £85
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras, stop 135001 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Bus Eireann
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 from Tenby to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Bus from Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Old Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Green Line
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stena Line
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
£28 - £32
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £32
Car ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£29 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£29 - £33

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