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There are 9 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland by train, car ferry, night bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry  •  9h 21m

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

85€ - 234€

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the night bus from Stoke-On-Trent to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

17€ - 21€

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Train, car ferry via Stafford  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

99€ - 337€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

57€ - 73€

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB
  4. Take the train from Drumcondra 1 to Castleknock, Castleknock 2

53€ - 411€

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  4h 59m

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

57€ - 349€

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dublin (DUB) BHX - DUB

48€ - 413€

Train to Manchester, fly to Cork  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cork (ORK) MAN - ORK

96€ - 400€

Train to East Midlands, fly to Dublin  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Dublin (DUB) EMA - DUB

64€ - 353€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland is to night bus and bus and ferry which costs £15 - £20 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £45 - £370 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Stoke-On-Trent and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Ireland is 389 km.

The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9h 21m and costs £75 - £210.

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It takes approximately 9h 21m to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland, including transfers.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stoke-On-Trent station.

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

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Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Ryanair offers flights from Liverpool Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 388.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 21m

What companies run services between Stoke-on-Trent, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland. However, you can take the train to Crewe, take the train to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, take the line 53 bus to Buckingham St Lower, stop 675, take the walk to Connolly 6, then take the train to Grand Canal Dock 2. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stoke-on-Trent to Dublin via Stafford, Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, Mabbot Street, stop 4380, and The Spire of Dublin, stop 6059 in around 9h 43m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
22€ - 250€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 190€
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 210€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 120€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 180€
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 120€
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 180€
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
40€ - 60€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
110€ - 160€
Train from Stafford to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
55€ - 75€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
140€ - 190€
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 26€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
6€ - 9€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
19€ - 26€
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 21€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 80€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
22€ - 29€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
55€ - 80€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Crewe to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
tfw.wales
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
2€ - 5€
Anytime Day Single
5€ - 7€
Train from Crewe to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
5€ - 9€
Anytime Day Single
10€ - 14€
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
10€ - 15€
Anytime Day Single
17€ - 25€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
2€ - 5€
Off-Peak Single
5€ - 9€
Anytime Day Single
6€ - 10€
Anytime Single
8€ - 12€
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
7€ - 10€
Off-Peak Single
14€ - 22€
Anytime Day Single
15€ - 21€
Anytime Single
20€ - 29€
Irish Rail
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 130€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
30€ - 40€
Anytime Day 1st Class
85€ - 130€
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day 1st Class
95€ - 140€
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
Night bus from Stoke-On-Trent to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
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€
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
133€

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