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Manchester to Dublin by train
Fastest journey4hr 58m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time7hr 30m
Travelling from Manchester to Dublin by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Dublin take around 4 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 267 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Dublin.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Dublin?
Journeys between Manchester and Dublin usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Manchester to Dublin every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Dublin?
The Manchester to Dublin train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Dublin train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Dublin is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:04 and the last train is around 21:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:11, and the last at 23:41.
What's the Manchester to Dublin train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Dublin are $55.47, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $55, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Manchester to Dublin train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Dublin by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Dublin?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Dublin, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- Northern Rail
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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