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There are 9 ways to get from Falmouth to Ireland by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car 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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Train, car ferry  •  17 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

$211 - $321

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way M6
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$48 - $75

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Train, car ferry via Grand Canal Dock  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
  3. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  4. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock

$211 - $321

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 31 min

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

$52 - $66

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Falmouth to Pembroke
  2. Take the car ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Dublin

$124 - $172

Bus to Newquay, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Falmouth, Argos to Newquay, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Newquay (NQY) to Dublin (DUB) NQY - DUB

$72 - $237

Train to Exeter, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Dublin (DUB) EXT - DUB

$115 - $305

Train, train to Bristol, fly  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB) BRS - DUB

$129 - $355

Train to Cardiff, fly  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dublin (DUB) CWL - DUB

$140 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £55 and takes 20 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Falmouth to Ireland is to bus and fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Falmouth to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Falmouth and arriving at Dublin via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 50 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and Ireland is 226 miles.

The best way to get from Falmouth to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 17 h 42 min and costs £160 - £250.

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It takes approximately 17 h 42 min to get from Falmouth to Ireland, including transfers.

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Falmouth to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Falmouth station.

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The quickest flight from Newquay Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Falmouth to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Newquay Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Falmouth to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 226.5 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 42 min

What companies run services between Falmouth, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Falmouth to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Truro, take the train to Newport (S Wales), take the train to Fishguard Harbour, take the walk to Fishguard, take the car ferry to Rosslare, take the walk to Rosslare Europort, then take the train to Pearse. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Falmouth to Dublin via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Birmingham in around 17 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Truro to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $130
Train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Truro to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort to Grand Canal Dock
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
irishrail.ie
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Truro to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Bus operators
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 Falmouth to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Redruth to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Falmouth, Argos to Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Falmouth, Argos to Newquay, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43

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