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Train Information between Birmingham and Dublin

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£47 (€53)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesArriva Trains Wales

Trains from Birmingham to Dublin cover the 190 miles (306 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £47.

Trains from Birmingham to Dublin

There are three train companies running the train service from Birmingham to Dublin: Arriva Trains Wales, London Midland and Virgin trains. There are no direct trains to the destination as there are two or three changes along the way at Crewe, Chester or Shrewsbury and Holyhead. An average journey will take the train an estimated five and a half hours to complete. The departure station for trains from Birmingham to Dublin is Birmingham New Street while the arrival stations are Dublin Port (Irish Ferries) and Dublin Port (Stena). There is a train leaving Birmingham every thirty minutes, on every day of the week.

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Dublin
Travel by train to Dublin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Dublin.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Birmingham to Dublin?

Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Ireland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Ireland from Birmingham?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Dublin, Ireland?

All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Dublin from Birmingham as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Dublin, Ireland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dublin to Birmingham is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Ireland?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Dublin?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dublin to Birmingham train here.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Birmingham and Dublin?
You can find a cheap train from Birmingham to Dublin for some dates and times for as low as £44  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Dublin?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Birmingham to Dublin train prices are on average £47  one way.
What is the distance between Birmingham and Dublin by train?
You should expect to travel around 190 miles (306 km)  to Dublin from Birmingham by train.
How long is the train journey to Dublin from Birmingham?
The train time between Birmingham and Dublin is on average 3 h 20 min  for the 190 miles (306 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Dublin by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can take me from Birmingham to Dublin?
Take the Birmingham to Dublin train with Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Birmingham to Dublin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Birmingham to Dublin? When is the last train from Birmingham to Dublin?
The first train from Birmingham to Dublin leaves at 08: 22   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 20. Omio shows you the latest train from Birmingham to Dublin schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I purchase Birmingham to Dublin train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Birmingham to Dublin to cost on average £47 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Dublin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Dublin
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip to Dublin from Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00 | Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70