|Distance||181 miles (292 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||£49 (€56)|
|Train providers||Arriva Trains Wales|
Trains from Cardiff to Dublin cover the 181 miles (292 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 59 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46.
Arriva Trains Wales operates 5 trains from Cardiff to Dublin every day from Monday to Friday with departures between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Please note that the last two departures arrive the following day. Journey times vary from 8 to 10.5 hours with routes either going directly to Holyhead or involving a change at either Shrewsbury or Crewe. The journey time includes 3 hours on the ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin. Saturday and Sunday services are reduced and involve more changes and longer journey times.
Departure Station: Trains from Cardiff to Dublin depart from Cardiff Central Station. This busy station is a major hub and is conveniently located in Cardiff's city centre. It has taxi ranks, car parking, and bicycle storage and is served by local bus routes.
Arrival Station: The ferry from Holyhead arrives at the Stena Line Terminal of Dublin Port. Taxi ranks and local buses into Dublin city centre can be found outside the terminal.
Travel between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cardiff and Dublin as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Dublin is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cardiff from Dublin closer to your date of departure here.
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