There are 10 ways to get from Leicester to Ireland by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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 East Midlands to Dublin  •  4 h

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

$28 - $253

9 alternative options

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

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

$60 - $235

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

$44 - $212

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 13 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

$58 - $206

Train to Birmingham, fly to Cork  •  6 h 11 min

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

$83 - $291

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 34 min

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

$57 - $286

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Chesterfield
  2. Take the train from Chesterfield to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$60 - $264

Train, car ferry  •  8 h 42 min

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

$175 - $251

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

$55 - $77

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 42 min

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

$78 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Ireland is to fly which costs £22 - £200 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Ireland is to fly which costs £22 - £200 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Leicester and Ireland is 288 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Leicester to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 288.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Leicester to Swords twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from London Luton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
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 Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Chesterfield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $65
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leicester to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Chesterfield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $150
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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