There are 10 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent 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  •  7 h 54 min

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

$98 - $182

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$29 - $38

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Train, bus and ferry  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$50 - $81

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 38 min

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

$66 - $84

Train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 26 min

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

$52 - $193

Train to Birmingham, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 38 min

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

$56 - $203

Train, train to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 49 min

  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

$40 - $254

Train to East Midlands, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 59 min

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

$35 - $274

Train to Manchester, fly to Cork  •  5 h 40 min

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

$80 - $276

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$68 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £22 - £29 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Ireland is 243 miles.

The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 54 min and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min 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 Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent station.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 242.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Stoke-on-Trent to Dublin. However, you can 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Dublin via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Birmingham in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Cork
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $230
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Train operators
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
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
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
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
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
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
West Midlands
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
$6 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Train from Crewe to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
East Midlands Trains
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$6 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Single
$9 - $15
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Crewe
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Derby
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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
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 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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