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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Wales by plane, train, shuttle, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly Dublin to Liverpool  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL

$133 - $363

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express

$33 - $42

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Fly Dublin to Cardiff  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) DUB - CWL

$45 - $193

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)

$52 - $215

Shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Liverpool  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL

$168 - $293

Car ferry, train  •  9 h 15 min

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

$128 - $182

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 34 min

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

$78 - $102

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Wales is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Wales is to fly which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Wales station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Wales is 205 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Wales without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 110€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Dublin to Wales, including transfers.

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

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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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Dublin to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Wales.
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  • Distance: 127.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Wales?

Ryanair flies from Dublin to Buckley 3 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
CrossCountry
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Shuttle from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$23 - $35
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
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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There are 231+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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