There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool to Dublin by car, car ferry, train or plane

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

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h

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

$60 - $74

Cheapest option

Fly from Liverpool  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$27 - $229

5 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  7 h 30 min

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

$81 - $148

Car ferry  •  8 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

$55 - $210

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$38 - $166

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$56 - $223

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 27 min

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

$62 - $245

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Liverpool to Dublin 3 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $170
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$140
Passenger & Car Flexi
$209
Overnight Cabin
$56

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Liverpool to Dublin?

The distance between Liverpool and Dublin is 217 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Dublin?

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Dublin is to fly which costs £19 - £170 and takes 2 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Liverpool to Dublin?

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Dublin is to fly which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £19 - £170.

Is there a direct ferry between Liverpool and Dublin?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Bootle and arriving at Dublin. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

How long does it take to get from Liverpool to Dublin?

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Liverpool to Dublin, including transfers.