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

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

Fly Cork to Barcelona  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Barcelona (BCN) ORK - BCN

$67 - $335

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to Madrid  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Madrid (MAD) DUB - MAD

$41 - $188

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Fly Dublin to Barcelona  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Barcelona (BCN) DUB - BCN

$49 - $331

Fly Cork to Malaga  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Malaga (AGP) ORK - AGP

$68 - $300

Fly Dublin to Malaga  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Malaga (AGP) DUB - AGP

$50 - $256

Fly Dublin to Murcia, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Murcia (MJV) DUB - MJV
  2. Take the bus from Los Bloques to Murcia

$75 - $623

Fly Dublin to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Alicante (ALC) DUB - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

$70 - $450

Car ferry, train via Avignon TGV  •  23 h 19 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Avignon TGV
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants Ave
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$499 - $1,097

Car ferry, drive  •  35 h 34 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Plymouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  4. Drive from Santander to Madrid

$244 - $624

Bus and ferry, bus  •  38 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America

$110 - $200

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
  4. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A

$236 - $719

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ireland to Spain is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ireland to Spain is to fly which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Ireland and Spain is 1462 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Ireland to Spain, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ireland and Spain?

Aer Lingus, Iberia and four other airlines fly from Cork to Barcelona every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cork to Barcelona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Cork to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cork to Malaga via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Dublin to Murcia
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Murcia via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cork to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Cork to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,600
Flights from Dublin to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Cork to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Murcia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Cork to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
Flights from Dublin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Cork to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Dublin to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Murcia
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
Flights from Dublin to Alicante
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Cork to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Dublin to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $2,200
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Cork to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cork to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Cork to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Dublin to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Bus operators
LAT bus
Phone
968 25 00 88
Email
info@latbus.com
Website
latbus.com
Bus from Los Bloques to Murcia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
latbus.com
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid - Avénida de America
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
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
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$117
Passenger
$41
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$80 - $110
Car
$270 - $380
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$55 - $85
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Adult
$100 - $130
Car
$330 - $460

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