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There are 10 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Newcastle to Dublin  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dublin (DUB) NCL - DUB

48€ - 421€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

22€ - 28€

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Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  4h 20m

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

72€ - 641€

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

47€ - 386€

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to York
  2. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

57€ - 464€

Fly Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin

49€ - 169€

Train to Durham, fly to Dublin  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Darlington
  2. Fly from Durham (MME) to Dublin (DUB) MME - DUB

83€ - 339€

Train, car ferry  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

137€ - 283€

Night bus, train, car ferry  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Manchester Airport The Station M15
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

117€ - 170€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

80€ - 104€

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £19 - £25 and takes 15h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin is to fly which takes 3h 49m and costs £40 - £370.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 30m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dublin is 353 km.

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10h 57m and costs £110 - £250.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 352.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dublin 6 times a week.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 300€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 800€
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 350€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
14€ - 150€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 360€
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 90€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
10€ - 150€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Durham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
60€ - 80€
Anytime Day 1st Class
130€ - 190€
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 210€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
70€ - 90€
Anytime Day 1st Class
150€ - 210€
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
50€ - 65€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 170€
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
90€ - 130€
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
17€ - 25€
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 60€
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
19€ - 27€
Off-Peak Day Single
30€ - 55€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 70€
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
15€ - 21€
Off-Peak Day Single
24€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
15€ - 21€
Off-Peak Day Single
24€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 28€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
10€ - 15€
Off-Peak Day Single
13€ - 20€
Anytime Day Single
18€ - 28€
Train from Newcastle to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 90€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
23€ - 35€
Off-Peak Day Single
40€ - 70€
Anytime Day Single
55€ - 90€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 160€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
16€ - 23€
Anytime Day Single
65€ - 95€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
100€ - 160€
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 170€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
19€ - 27€
Anytime Day Single
75€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
120€ - 170€
Train from Newcastle to York
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 130€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
12€ - 17€
Anytime Day Single
55€ - 80€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
85€ - 130€
Train from Newcastle to Darlington
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 80€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 8€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
55€ - 80€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 23€
Website
Megabus 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 from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
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
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€

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