There are 3 ways to get from Ireland to Aberystwyth by car ferry, car, bus, plane or train

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Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 41 min

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

$62 - $79

2 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) T2

$92 - $118

Fly, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Aberystwyth

$71 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ireland to Aberystwyth is to car ferry and drive which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ireland to Aberystwyth is to car ferry and drive which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Ireland and Aberystwyth is 268 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Ireland to Aberystwyth, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ireland and Aberystwyth, Wales?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Aberystwyth. However, you can take the drive to Dublin, take the car ferry to Holyhead, then take the drive to Aberystwyth. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Aberystwyth via Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, Bangor (Gwynedd), and Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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