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Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Fountain Street, stop 353221 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading

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Bus to Cork, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Cork, St. Patricks Quay
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Hook

Bus, car ferry, train via Salisbury

  1. Take the bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Take the train from Fishguard Harbour to Cardiff Central
  4. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury
  5. Take the train from Salisbury to Basingstoke

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Waterford to Rosslare
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Fishguard
  3. Drive from Fishguard to Hook

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Take the bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

Bus to Cork, fly to London Heathrow, train

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Cork, St. Patricks Quay
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take the bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Hook

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Hook

Bus to Dublin, fly to Birmingham, train

  1. Take the bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX)
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Basingstoke

Train, train to Shannon, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Limerick Junction
  2. Take the train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
  3. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  5. Take the train from Reading to Basingstoke
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hook is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Hook is to bus and fly and train which costs €55 - €170 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Hook is to bus and fly and train which costs €120 - €550 and takes 7h 48m.

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The distance between Waterford and Hook is 273 miles.

The best way to get from Waterford to Hook without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 12h 11m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 11m to get from Waterford to Hook, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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  • Distance: 273 miles
  • Duration: 12h 11m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Hook, Hampshire, England?

There is no direct connection from Waterford to Hook. However, you can take the bus to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501, take the walk to Rosslare, take the car ferry to Fishguard, take the walk to Fishguard Harbour, take the train to Cardiff Central, take the train to Reading, take the train to Basingstoke, then take the train to Hook. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Waterford to Hook via Rosslare Europort, stop 355501, Rosslare, Fishguard, Fishguard Harbour, Cardiff Central, Salisbury, and Basingstoke in around 13h 24m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£18 - £240
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£25 - £180
Flights from Cork to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £130
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £330
Flights from Shannon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Cork to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £300
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £330
Flights from Shannon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £320
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£270 - £490
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£40 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Cardiff Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £80
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£14 - £18
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £32
Train from Clapham Junction to Hook
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £34
Train from London Waterloo to Hook
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£18 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£9 - £13
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£16 - £27
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £70
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
Train from Reading to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £95
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Waterford to Limerick Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£9 - £11
Flexible
£10 - £12
Train from Limerick Junction to Limerick
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£6 - £8
Flexible
£7 - £8
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Fountain Street, stop 353221 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Waterford Bus Stn, stop 355051 to Rosslare Europort, stop 355501
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Bus Eireann
Kenneally's Bus Service
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from The Quay to Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Kenneally's Bus Service
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Cork, St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
Eurobus
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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