There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Ireland 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.

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Train, car ferry via Holyhead  •  8h 14m

  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

89€ - 210€

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 56m

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

62€ - 205€

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 35m

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

59€ - 75€

Train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  3h 13m

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

36€ - 189€

Fly Manchester to Dublin  •  3h 37m

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

23€ - 153€

Fly Manchester to Cork  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cork (ORK) MAN - ORK

55€ - 208€

Fly Manchester to Shannon  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Shannon (SNN) MAN - SNN

41€ - 380€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  5h 48m

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

35€ - 196€

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £16 - £21 and takes 11h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £30 - £170 and takes 3h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Ireland. 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 Ireland is 389 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry via Holyhead which takes 8h 14m and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Ireland, including transfers.

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

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

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

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 190€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
Flights from Manchester to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 190€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 300€
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
21€ - 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€
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
6€ - 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
Hourly
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
35€ - 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€ - 170€
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Car Saver
114€
Passenger & Car Flexi
171€
Overnight Cabin
46€

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Ryanair offers flights from Liverpool Airport to Dublin Airport.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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