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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ireland by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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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Fly Frankfurt to Dublin  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dublin (DUB) FRA - DUB

$75 - $330

7 alternative options

Fly Frankfurt to Shannon  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Shannon (SNN) FRA - SNN

$176 - $524

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dublin (DUB) CGN - DUB

$89 - $660

Fly Frankfurt to Cork  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cork (ORK) FRA - ORK

$156 - $353

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dublin (DUB) DUS - DUB

$103 - $340

Train, bus and ferry  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$216 - $464

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$96 - $146

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$218 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ireland is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ireland is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Dublin via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 37 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Ireland is 1191 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 18 h 49 min and costs 180€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ireland, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ireland bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Frankfurt am Main to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Ireland is 1 h behind Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 3:00 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 2:00 PM in Ireland.

Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 744.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Ireland?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Swords hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Shannon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $10,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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