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There are 5 ways to get from Lisbon to Dublin by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car ferry

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Fly  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Dublin (DUB) LIS - DUB

28€ - 73€

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  47h 42m

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Braga Ic
  2. Take the bus from Braga to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

209€ - 500€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portalegre
  2. Take the bus from Portalegre to Paris, Gallieni 330
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

118€ - 168€

Bus, bus and ferry via Basauri  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon - 7 Rios to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

184€ - 263€

Train, bus, car ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Pombal Ic
  2. Take the bus from Pombal to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ter
  4. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

224€ - 354€

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Dublin is to fly which costs 28€ - 75€ and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Dublin is to fly which costs 28€ - 75€ and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Lisboa Sete Rios and arriving at Dublin via Portalegre, Paris, Gallieni and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Lisbon and Dublin is 1640 km.

The best way to get from Lisbon to Dublin without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 47h 42m and costs 200€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Lisbon to Dublin, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Dublin bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, depart from Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Lisbon to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Aer Lingus, Iberia, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Lisbon Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 1640.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Dublin, Ireland?

TAP Portugal, Ryanair and seven other airlines fly from Lisbon to Dublin every 2 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 95€
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 95€
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
20€ - 95€
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
20€ - 95€
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 95€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 190€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 210€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Braga
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
28€ - 40€
Train from Lisboa - Santa Apolonia to Pombal
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
12€ - 17€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Braga to Lille
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 100€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisboa Sete Rios to Portalegre
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Portalegre to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Lisbon - 7 Rios to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Londres Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Pombal to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
51€

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