There are 9 ways to get from Gloucester to Ireland by train, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 39 min

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

$165 - $302

Cheapest option

Train to Bristol, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 43 min

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

$61 - $213

7 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$64 - $91

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$88 - $114

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

$67 - $252

Train to Cardiff, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Dublin (DUB) CWL - DUB

$94 - $255

Train to Bristol, fly to Cork  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Cork (ORK) BRS - ORK

$109 - $322

Train to East Midlands, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Dublin (DUB) EMA - DUB

$83 - $335

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB

$129 - $365

What companies run services between Gloucester, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Gloucester to Dublin. However, you can 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 Gloucester to Dublin via Birmingham New Street and Birmingham in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Gloucester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Gloucester to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Gloucester to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
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
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
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 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Gloucester to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Bus operators
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
$41 - $46
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $46
car
$124
Passenger
$44

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gloucester to Ireland?

The distance between Gloucester and Ireland is 405 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ireland?

The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to Ireland is to train and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 10 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gloucester to Ireland?

The quickest way to get from Gloucester to Ireland is to train and fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £40 - £160.

How long does it take to get from Gloucester to Ireland?

It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to get from Gloucester to Ireland, including transfers.