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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus 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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Fly from Zurich  •  4h 50m

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

$85 - $272

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  30h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport 775
  2. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$77 - $113

6 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  6h 6m

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

$95 - $387

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dublin (DUB) STR - DUB

$114 - $322

Train, car ferry  •  18h 22m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  5. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$419 - $642

Train, bus and ferry  •  21h 20m

  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 bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$226 - $413

Bus, train, car ferry  •  34h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg Ic
  3. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin

$144 - $227

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 40m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$246 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 30h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Dublin is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 280 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Dublin via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 20m.

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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 car ferry which takes 18h 22m and costs SFr 410 - SFr 650.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m 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 2h 15m.

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

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Dublin is 1h behind Zürich. It is currently 11:30 AM in Zürich and 10:30 AM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Zürich to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 774 miles
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Basel to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Basel to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Dublin via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris St Lazare to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
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 London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Dublin
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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

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