How to get from Plymouth to Ireland

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry via Crewe  •  12 h 14 min

$208 - $360

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 25 min

  1. National Express
  2. 871

$40 - $51

9 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 44 min

$238 - $366

Bus, train, car ferry  •  18 h 19 min

  1. 216
  2. 2 / ...

$154 - $195

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 30 min

$117 - $157

Train to Exeter, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 40 min

  1. EXT - DUB

$86 - $248

Train to Bristol, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 50 min

  1. BRS - DUB

$102 - $281

Train to Newquay, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 12 min

  1. NQY - DUB

$86 - $279

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 14 min

  1. CWL - DUB

$135 - $370

Train to Bristol, fly to Cork  •  6 h 59 min

  1. BRS - ORK

$147 - $384

Train to Newquay, fly to Cork  •  6 h 41 min

  1. NQY - ORK

$102 - $442

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Plymouth to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Crewe, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, then take the taxi to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Plymouth to Dublin via Birmingham in around 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Newquay to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bristol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Newquay to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Cardiff to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $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 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Cardiff Central to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $140
First Anytime Day Single
$150 - $230
Train from Cardiff Central to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
First Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Train from Plymouth to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
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 from Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal to Cardiff, Castle Street Stop KB (Castle Arcade)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plymouth City Centre, Plymouth Coach Station to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Wexford, Wexford Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$47
Small Car
$159
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plymouth and Ireland is 383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Ireland is to train and fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs £65 - £190.

No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Plymouth and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 14 min to get from Plymouth to Ireland, including transfers.