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There are 7 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  •  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

£35 - £114

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Road, stop 138931 to Jurys Hotel, stop 123521
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place

£25 - £36

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Holyhead  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the train from Dundalk 1 to Connolly 6 8
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester

£76 - £180

Train, car ferry  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the train from Dundalk 1 to Connolly 6 8 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle

£53 - £169

Bus, car ferry  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Road, stop 138931 to 3Arena, stop 123501 100X
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle

£52 - £169

Bus, fly to Liverpool  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Road, stop 138931 to Dublin Airport, stop 111911
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL

£41 - £351

Bus, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Road, stop 138931 to Dublin Airport, stop 111911
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£56 - £212

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 14h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 390€ and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundalk to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Dublin Road, stop 138931 and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 48m.

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The distance between Dundalk and Liverpool is 147 miles.

The best way to get from Dundalk to Liverpool without a car is to train and car ferry via Holyhead which takes 10h 15m and costs 80€ - 200€.

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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 Dublin Road, stop 138931 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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Dundalk to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Ryanair offers flights from Dublin Airport to Liverpool 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 6, Portland Row, stop 515, Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Chester in around 10h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Train operators
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 Dublin Road, stop 138931 to 3Arena, stop 123501
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Road, stop 138931 to Jurys Hotel, stop 123521
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Road, stop 138931 to Dublin Airport, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
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
£11 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Single offer
£26
Standard fare
£47
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
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
£30 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£30 - £33
car
£91
Passenger
£32
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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