There are 10 ways to get from Dundalk to Liverpool by car, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry 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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Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Dundalk to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool

$51 - $148

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to Liverpool  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundalk to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL

$37 - $237

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Train, car ferry via Holyhead  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester

$110 - $183

Train, car ferry P&O Ferries  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Connolly Enterprise Service / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle

$81 - $241

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundalk to Dublin City South, Georges Quay
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street

$49 - $69

Bus to Dublin, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundalk to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$49 - $172

Train to Belfast City, fly to Liverpool  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Liverpool (LPL) BHD - LPL

$67 - $302

Train to Belfast City, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$74 - $217

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Liverpool  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL

$64 - $163

Train to Belfast City, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$94 - $254

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool is to bus and bus and ferry and train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool is to bus and fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Dundalk and Liverpool is 236 km.

The best way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 8 h 55 min and costs 90€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Dundalk to Liverpool, 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 597+ hotels available in Liverpool. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dundalk to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 147.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Dundalk, Ireland and Liverpool, England?

There is no direct connection from Dundalk to Liverpool. However, you can take the drive to Belfast, take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, then take the car ferry to Liverpool. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dundalk to Liverpool via Connolly, Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Chester in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Dundalk to Connolly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
irishrail.ie
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dundalk to Dublin City South, Georges Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dundalk to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
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 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$132
Passenger & Car Flexi
$198
Overnight Cabin
$53

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