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There are 11 ways to get from Dundalk to Liverpool by car, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Drive, car ferry  •  7h 29m

  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

$43 - $147

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Liverpool  •  4h 22m

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

$37 - $238

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Train, car ferry  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Connolly 8 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester

$96 - $160

Bus, car ferry  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Dundalk to The 3Arena 100X
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle

$73 - $229

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Dundalk to Dublin
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill 060

$42 - $55

Bus to Dublin, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 43m

  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 Manchester, train  •  5h 41m

  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

$73 - $216

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Liverpool  •  6h 5m

  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

$63 - $164

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 36m

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

$81 - $198

Train to Belfast City, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 44m

  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

$88 - $248

Bus to Dublin, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 51m

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

$61 - $224

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The cheapest way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool is to bus and fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundalk to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Dundalk and arriving at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill via Dublin and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 48m.

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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 10h 12m and costs 80€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Dundalk to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Dundalk to Liverpool bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Dundalk station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Dundalk to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill station.

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dundalk to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 147.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 29m

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, Connolly Station, Amiens Street, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Chester in around 10h 12m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Dundalk to Connolly
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
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
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dundalk to The 3Arena
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dundalk to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dundalk to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $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 and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53

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