There are 11 ways to get from Leicester to Ireland by train, car ferry, bus and ferry, car, 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.

Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$187 - $280

Cheapest option

Fly East Midlands to Dublin  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Dublin (DUB) EMA - DUB

$26 - $249

9 alternative options

Train, bus and ferry  •  10 h 33 min

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

$60 - $85

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 42 min

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

$81 - $105

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 39 min

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

$63 - $246

Train to London Luton, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Dublin (DUB) LTN - DUB

$45 - $217

Train to Birmingham, fly to Cork  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Cork (ORK) BHX - ORK

$94 - $315

Fly East Midlands to Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan

$69 - $301

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$99 - $327

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$61 - $216

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Dublin (DUB) DSA - DUB

$59 - $295

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Leicester to Swords twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$21 - $30
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 Leicester to Ireland?

The distance between Leicester and Ireland is 461 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Ireland is to fly which costs £18 - £180 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Ireland is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs £18 - £180.

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

It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Leicester to Ireland, including transfers.