There are 8 ways to get from Padiham 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  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

89€ - 243€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 32m

  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€

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry via Manchester  •  9h 6m

  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

76€ - 190€

Bus, car ferry  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Bootle, Linacre Lane X2
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

45€ - 180€

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 46m

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

61€ - 78€

Line 152 bus, train to Manchester, fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Padiham, Bridge Inn to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Blackburn to Bolton
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

34€ - 145€

Train, train to Liverpool, fly  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Hapton to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Huyton
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

39€ - 224€

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5h 25m

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

30€ - 160€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Padiham to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £15 - £21 and takes 14h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Padiham to Dublin is to drive and car ferry which costs £50 - £70 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Padiham to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Padiham, Bridge Inn and arriving at Dublin via Burnley, Bus Station, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 32m.

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The distance between Padiham and Dublin is 265 km.

The best way to get from Padiham to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 8h 14m and costs £70 - £210.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Padiham to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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

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

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British Airways, Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Manchester Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Padiham to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 265.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 14m

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

There is no direct connection from Padiham to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Preston, take the train to Warrington Bank Quay, take the train to Chester, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, then take the car ferry to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Padiham to Dublin via Burnley, Bus Station, Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street, Manchester Piccadilly, Chester, Holyhead, and Holyhead in around 9h 6m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 200€
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 220€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 210€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 250€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 280€
Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 45€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 16€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
100€ - 140€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
15€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 50€
First Anytime Day Single
45€ - 75€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Advanced Single
7€ - 11€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 23€
First Anytime Day Single
23€ - 35€
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hapton to Preston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Huyton
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hapton to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Huyton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
3€ - 6€
Off-Peak Day Single
6€ - 9€
Anytime Day Single
10€ - 15€
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside &
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Bootle, Linacre Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
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 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
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National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
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National Express
Transdev Lancashire Unit
Bus from Padiham, Bridge Inn to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
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€ - 150€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
42€
Small Car
142€
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
119€
Passenger & Car Flexi
178€
Overnight Cabin
48€

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