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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity coaches per day from Birmingham to Dublin. Traveling by coach from Birmingham to Dublin usually takes around 10 hours, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in 8 hours,

Distance192 mi (308 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price£49.73
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Birmingham to Dublin?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Birmingham to Dublin. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express810h 28m£51.54
  • National Express

    National Express

    Book National Express from Birmingham to Dublin from £50. There are 8 National Express schedules from Birmingham to Dublin and you can expect on average to pay for a National Express ticket to Dublin. In Birmingham, National Express departs to Dublin from National Express Station and 3 other stations. In Dublin, National Express arrives at Dublin Port and 1 other station.

    An average trip on National Express from Birmingham to Dublin takes 10 hours and 28 minutes , while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Dublin in 8 hours and 0 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Birmingham to Dublin during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 10 hours to cover the 192 miles from Birmingham to Dublin. However, the fastest coach only takes 8 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Because many passengers travel from Birmingham to Dublin at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Birmingham?

The first coach leaves at 16:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Birmingham to Dublin, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from Birmingham to Dublin every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to Dublin; ticket prices start at £41.64.

City Information

Birmingham

As the second-largest city in the UK, Birmingham effortlessly blends the city’s quaint vibe with modern-day high-rises. One of the top local attractions is St. Martin in the Bull Ring, the original parish church of Birmingham. Featuring remarkable Gothic Revival architecture standing in stark contrast with the futuristic-looking shopping centers, the church is a great spot for travelers looking for a bit of respite. As you stroll around the city, don’t forget to visit the famous Cadbury World, which details the long history of the brand, as well as all the products it produces. For culturally-inclined activities, head to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, which offers over 40 exhibits.

If you wish to try out authentic Indian dishes with a local twist, head over to Pushkar. For those who wish to enjoy a more upscale dining experience, Bank offers a chic menu in an elegant setting.

The principal rail station is Birmingham New Street Station, which is the busiest train station in the UK. The Birmingham Coach Station offers coach services by National Express as far as London and Dublin. The city’s main airport is the Birmingham Airport, which is located 6 miles east of the city center.

Dublin

Dublin is a melting pot that effortlessly blends traditional Irish culture with modern luxury, creating one of the most unique cultural experiences in Europe. Voted one of the most walkable cities in Europe, Dublin offers many pleasant surprises to explorers who enjoy seeing the city on foot. The best place to stroll around is Grafton Street, a busy shopping quarter that offers everything from designer boutiques to quaint bookshops. If you are looking to dive into the unique Celtic root of the Irish culture, head over to Trinity College and marvel at The Book of Kells, which dates back to 800 A.D. If you’re a nature-lover, head over to St. Stephen’s Green and enjoy a picnic away from the crowd without having to leave Central Dublin.

Dublin’s food scene has enjoyed a successful renaissance since the 90s, and the city boasts a wide range of cuisines now. For some of the best dishes in town, head over to the area south of Liffey. If you wish to try delightful cakes or puddings, Queen of Tarts is the place to be.

The two principal train stations in Dublin are the Heuston Station and Connolly Station. The Dublin Airport is located north of the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Birmingham?

Departure stations

Coaches to Dublin leave from 4 stations in Birmingham.

All coach stations in Birmingham:

  • Five Ways

  • Great Barr

  • National Express Station

  • Bearwood Rd

Where does the coach arrive in Dublin?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Dublin.

Coach stations in Dublin:

  • Busáras Bus Station

  • Dublin Port

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