There are 12 ways to get from Nottingham 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  •  10 h

  1. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$111 - $237

Cheapest option

Fly East Midlands to Dublin  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Dublin (DUB) EMA - DUB

$26 - $249

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$29 - $39

Train, bus and ferry  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$69 - $95

Train, bus and ferry via Manchester  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$58 - $78

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 34 min

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

$77 - $98

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 5 min

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

$67 - $246

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$66 - $196

Train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 3 min

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

$76 - $291

Fly East Midlands to Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan

$67 - $299

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 21 min

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

$58 - $249

Train, train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Grantham
  2. Take the train from Grantham to Doncaster
  3. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Dublin (DUB) DSA - DUB

$59 - $243

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £22 - £30 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Ireland is to fly which costs £19 - £190 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Ireland is 286 miles.

The best way to get from Nottingham to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 10 h and costs £80 - £180.

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It takes approximately 10 h to get from Nottingham to Ireland, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Ryanair offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 286.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Ireland?

Ryanair flies from Nottingham to Swords twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Train from Nottingham to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Train from Chesterfield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Nottingham to Grantham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Single
$15 - $22
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Grantham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Chesterfield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $45
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Super Off-Peak Single
$26 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $34
Anytime Single
$35 - $45
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 Nottingham Station Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $28
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
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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