There are 8 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car 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

Train, car ferry via Holyhead  •  6h 58m

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

86€ - 206€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

18€ - 24€

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Train, car ferry  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

59€ - 209€

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

58€ - 72€

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

35€ - 189€

Fly from Manchester  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

23€ - 153€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

35€ - 196€

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

60€ - 326€

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £15 - £21 and takes 11h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £30 - £170 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Dublin is 267 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry via Holyhead which takes 6h 58m and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The quickest flight from Liverpool Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 266.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dublin every 3 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 190€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 200€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 220€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 230€
Train operators
Transport for Wales
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 30€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
18€ - 23€
Anytime Day 1st Class
22€ - 30€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 26€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
15€ - 20€
Anytime Day 1st Class
19€ - 26€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
13€ - 17€
Anytime Day 1st Class
16€ - 23€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
100€ - 140€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
7€ - 10€
Off-Peak Single
13€ - 22€
Anytime Day Single
14€ - 21€
Anytime Single
19€ - 29€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
7€ - 11€
Off-Peak Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
8€ - 12€
Off-Peak Day Single
14€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single
16€ - 23€
Bus operators
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 from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
136€
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Car Saver
114€
Passenger & Car Flexi
171€
Overnight Cabin
46€

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