There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Dublin by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, car or car ferry

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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Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dublin (DUB) ZRH - DUB

$85 - $272

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$78 - $116

4 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Dublin (DUB) BSL - DUB

$96 - $387

Train, bus and ferry  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$261 - $509

Bus, bus and ferry via Pont Neuf - Quai Du Louvre  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$115 - $166

Drive, carferry  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Cherbourg
  2. Take the carferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$175 - $285

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Dublin via Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 10 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Dublin is 1238 km.

The best way to get from Zürich to Dublin without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 19 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Zürich to Dublin, including transfers.

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Zürich to Dublin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Dublin is 1 h behind Zürich. It is currently 3:32 AM in Zürich and 2:32 AM in Dublin.

Aer Lingus, Swiss, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1188+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 774 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Dublin, Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Basel to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$160 - $230
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$80 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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