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There are 7 ways to get from Ireland to Lancashire by car ferry, car, train, bus and ferry, plane or bus

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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Car ferry, drive  •  6h 2m

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

$69 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, train  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the train from Salford Central to Langho

$30 - $42

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road

$98 - $166

Fly Dublin to Manchester, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Langho

$34 - $156

Fly Dublin to Liverpool, bus, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$42 - $240

Fly Cork to Manchester, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Manchester (MAN) ORK - MAN
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Langho

$64 - $240

Fly Dublin to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Blackburn

$32 - $186

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ireland to Lancashire is to bus and ferry and train which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Ireland to Lancashire is to fly and train which costs 29€ - 140€ and takes 4h 43m.

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The distance between Ireland and Lancashire is 379 km.

The best way to get from Ireland to Lancashire without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 11h 4m and costs 85€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Ireland to Lancashire, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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British Airways, Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Lancashire. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ireland to Dublin Airport is to line 41 bus which takes 12m and costs 3€.

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Map of how to get from Ireland to Lancashire.
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  • Distance: 237 miles
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Ireland and Lancashire, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Lancashire. However, you can take the drive to Dublin, take the car ferry to Holyhead, then take the drive to Lancashire. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Lancashire via Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, Chester, Manchester Oxford Road, and Bolton in around 11h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Cork to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Cork to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Chester to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $23
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Salford Central to Langho
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Langho
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Langho
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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