Ideal options for tourists, business travellers and rugby fans, direct flights to Dublin from Cardiff are the quickest way to reach the Irish capital from Wales. There are daily direct flights with a budget operator, usually with morning and evening flight options. Journey times for the short trip to Dublin are just over one hour. Indirect connections take substantially longer.
Budget airline Flybe provides all the direct flights to Dublin from Cardiff. Alternative indirect routes with one change include KLM's service from Cardiff via Amsterdam.
Flybe direct flights from Cardiff take just one hour and five minutes for the 182-mile hop north-west across the Irish Sea to Dublin. The quickest indirect option is KLM's route via Amsterdam Schiphol, taking four hours and 20 minutes.
The Flybe schedule offers two daily flights from Cardiff to Dublin from Monday-Thursday, three on Fridays and Sundays and one on Saturdays. There are early morning and evening departures five days a week, with morning and afternoon takeoffs on Thursdays and just a morning service on Saturdays.
Flights depart from Cardiff Airport, arriving at Dublin Airport.