There are 11 ways to get from Germany to Ireland by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car ferry or car

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 from Dusseldorf  •  4 h 27 min

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

$55 - $266

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Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 31 min

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

$65 - $622

Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h 54 min

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

$78 - $333

Fly from Hamburg  •  5 h

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

$57 - $203

Fly from Stuttgart  •  5 h 7 min

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

$61 - $228

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 via Köln Hbf  •  24 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$266 - $498

Bus, train, car ferry  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Wannsee to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N31
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$325 - $649

Train, bus and ferry  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$259 - $581

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

$154 - $218

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 43 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

$265 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germany to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 27 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 24 h 19 min and costs 220€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Germany to Ireland, including transfers.

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Germany to Ireland bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, 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 50 min.

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

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Eurowings, Aer Lingus, Scandinavian Airlines and four 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 27 min

What companies run services between Germany and Ireland?

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 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 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 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 Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
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 Frankfurt to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
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
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
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
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 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 Stuttgart to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,600
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Dublin via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Berlin Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Berlin, Berlin Wannsee to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin Kaiserdamm to Lille
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Ferry operators

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