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There are 8 ways to get from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry via Crewe  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

158€ - 512€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

18€ - 23€

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

158€ - 330€

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

72€ - 93€

Fly Bristol to Dublin  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Dublin (DUB) BRS - DUB

34€ - 568€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  5h 40m

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

82€ - 513€

Fly Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  6h 41m

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

58€ - 293€

Train to Southampton, fly to Dublin  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB

96€ - 389€

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The cheapest way to get from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £15 - £20 and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin is to fly which costs £29 - £490 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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The distance between Queen Elizabeth's Hospital and Dublin is 323 km.

The best way to get from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry via Crewe which takes 10h 28m and costs £130 - £440.

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It takes approximately 10h 28m to get from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin, including transfers.

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Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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Map of how to get from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 323.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 28m

What companies run services between Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, England and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Queen Elizabeth's Hospital to Dublin twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
11€ - 90€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
25€ - 130€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 150€
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 150€
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 150€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bristol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 220€
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
55€ - 70€
Anytime Day 1st Class
120€ - 180€
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
40€ - 50€
Anytime Day 1st Class
100€ - 140€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 120€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
29€ - 35€
Anytime Day 1st Class
80€ - 120€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 85€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
23€ - 30€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
120€ - 160€
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 26€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
6€ - 9€
Anytime Day Single
22€ - 26€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Website
tfw.wales
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
13€ - 17€
Anytime Day 1st Class
22€ - 30€
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
30€ - 45€
Anytime Day 1st Class
55€ - 80€
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
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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