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Manchester to Dublin by bus

The journey from Manchester to Dublin by bus is 266.68 km and takes 8 hrs 1 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 02:50 and the last at 21:25. It is possible to travel from Manchester to Dublin by bus for as little as €20.40 or as much as €176.19. The best price for this journey is €20.40.

Lowest Price€20.40
Journey Duration8 hrs 1 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price€20.40
Highest Price€176.19
First Departure02:50
Last Departure21:25
Distance266.68 km
DepartureManchester
ArrivalDublin
CarriersNational Express

Manchester to Dublin Bus Times

Departure date
Friday 19 Jul 2024

Your journey from Manchester to Dublin with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Manchester to Dublin. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do bus tickets from Manchester to Dublin cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Manchester to Dublin cost €20.40. On average, you can expect to spend around €61.20 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Manchester to Dublin.
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On average, you can expect to spend around €61.20 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Manchester to Dublin.

How long is the journey from Manchester to Dublin by bus?

The distance between Manchester to Dublin is approximately 266.68 km. In general, it will take you about 8 hrs 1 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Manchester and Dublin runs for about 266.68 km and usually takes approximately 8 hrs 1 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hrs 25 mins. If you are trying to get from Manchester to Dublin as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many times a day do departures from Manchester leave for Dublin?

The exact number of journeys from Manchester to Dublin can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 7 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Manchester to Dublin. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Manchester to Dublin varies, but in general, you can expect to find 3 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Manchester to Dublin. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Dublin
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Manchester to Dublin.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Manchester to Dublin, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Manchester to Dublin.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Manchester to Dublin travel

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Dublin

The cheapest Manchester - Dublin bus tickets can be found for as low as €18.04 if you’re lucky, or €34.36 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €57.24.

Find the best day to travel to Dublin by bus

When travelling to Dublin by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Manchester to Dublin CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
18.67kg
Bus
20kg
Flight
53.34kg
Car
42.67kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Manchester to Dublin?
A bus ticket from Manchester to Dublin is €61.20. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as €20.40.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Manchester to Dublin?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Manchester to Dublin is €20.40. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Manchester and Dublin by bus?
Manchester to Dublin is 266.68 km.
How long does the bus between Manchester and Dublin take?
Manchester to Dublin is on average 8 hrs 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 25 mins.
How many bus connections per day go from Manchester to Dublin?
Manchester to Dublin has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Manchester to Dublin leave?
The earliest bus from Manchester to Dublin departs at 02:50. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Manchester to Dublin depart?
The latest bus from Manchester to Dublin departs at 21:25. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Manchester to Dublin in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is €20.40 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Manchester to Dublin?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Manchester to go to Dublin.
What's the fastest journey time between Manchester to Dublin by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Manchester and Dublin is 2 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Manchester to Dublin?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Manchester and Dublin.
What are the CO2 emissions for Manchester to Dublin by bus?
The bus journey from Manchester to Dublin creates 20kg of CO2 emissions.

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