There are 8 ways to get from York to Ireland by train, plane, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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 to Manchester, fly  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

51€ - 173€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  13h 20m

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

20€ - 26€

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Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

25€ - 594€

Train to Liverpool, fly  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from York to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

58€ - 211€

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dublin (DUB) NCL - DUB

35€ - 192€

Train, car ferry via Holyhead  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from York to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

106€ - 227€

Train, car ferry  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the train from York to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

86€ - 239€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from York to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

71€ - 93€

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The cheapest way to get from York to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £16 - £23 and takes 13h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from York to Ireland is to train and fly which costs £40 - £150 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from York to Ireland. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 20m.

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The distance between York and Ireland is 473 km.

The best way to get from York to Ireland without a car is to train and car ferry via Holyhead which takes 9h 53m and costs £90 - £200.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from York to Ireland, including transfers.

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York to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from York station.

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

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York to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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Map of how to get from York to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 472.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between York, England and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from York to Ireland. However, you can take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, Stop 7348, then take the line 41 bus to Swords. Alternatively, you can take the train to Leeds, take the walk to Leeds City Centre, S5 Leeds Station Interchange, take the line 757 bus to Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point, take the walk to Leeds Bradford airport, fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, Stop 7348, then take the line 41 bus to Swords.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 170€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 220€
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 190€
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 180€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
13€ - 19€
Off-Peak Day Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 45€
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Day Single
11€ - 16€
Anytime Day Single
9€ - 14€
Train from York to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
15€ - 23€
Off-Peak Day Single
26€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
13€ - 19€
Off-Peak Day Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
29€ - 40€
Train from York to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
13€ - 20€
Off-Peak Day Single
23€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 45€
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
20€ - 30€
Anytime Single
28€ - 45€
Off-Peak Single
14€ - 21€
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
29€ - 45€
Anytime Single
40€ - 65€
Off-Peak Single
30€ - 50€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
25€ - 35€
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
tfw.wales
Advanced Single
13€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
30€ - 45€
First Anytime Day Single
45€ - 75€
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 50€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
95€ - 130€
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 York to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
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National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Book at
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
2h 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
42€
Small Car
141€
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Car Saver
118€
Passenger & Car Flexi
177€
Overnight Cabin
48€

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