There are 7 ways to get from Falmouth to Ireland by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, night train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry via Crewe  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Truro to Plymouth
  2. Take the train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$236 - $430

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 30 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

$47 - $75

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Redruth to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$230 - $345

Night train, train, car ferry  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the night train from Redruth to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$260 - $435

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 44 min

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

$128 - $172

Bus to Newquay, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$71 - $237

Train to Exeter, fly  •  8 h 22 min

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

$119 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Falmouth to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £60 and takes 18 h 30 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 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Falmouth and Ireland is 226 miles.

It takes approximately 15 h 35 min to get from Falmouth to Ireland, including transfers.

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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 18 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Falmouth to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 226.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 35 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 Plymouth, take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, then take the taxi to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Falmouth to Dublin via Redruth, Railway Station, Redruth, Newport (S Wales), Holyhead, Holyhead, and Dublin in around 16 h 3 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newquay to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Truro to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Night train from Redruth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $140
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Truro to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Redruth to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$90 - $140
Train from Truro to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 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
$140 - $220
Bus operators
National Express
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
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Falmouth, Argos to Newquay, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$45
Small Car
$152
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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