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There are 9 ways to get from Germany to Ireland by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Dublin (DUB) DUS - DUB

$55 - $272

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Fly from Hamburg  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dublin (DUB) HAM - DUB

$54 - $199

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Fly from Cologne Bonn  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Dublin (DUB) CGN - DUB

$65 - $622

Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h 52 min

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

$78 - $333

Fly from Stuttgart  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dublin (DUB) STR - DUB

$61 - $229

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dublin (DUB) TXL - DUB

$67 - $229

Train, bus and ferry  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) 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

$277 - $579

Bus, bus and ferry  •  34 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$163 - $263

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Berlin 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

$263 - $379

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germany to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Dublin via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin Kaiserdamm, Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 26 min.

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The distance between Germany and Ireland is 1272 km.

The best way to get from Germany to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 22 h 31 min and costs 240€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Germany to Ireland, including transfers.

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Germany to Ireland bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Berlin Kaiserdamm station.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Eurowings, Flybe, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 795.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Germany and Ireland?

Eurowings, Aer Lingus and four other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Swords hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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
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 Hamburg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
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 Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,600
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
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
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
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 5 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
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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