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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Birmingham to Dublin. Traveling by coach from Birmingham to Dublin usually takes around 9 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Expressway Eurolines coach can make the trip in 9 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance192 mi (308 km)
Shortest duration9h 15m
Cheapest price£50.08
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceExpressway Eurolines
Coach lines2

What coach companies travel from Birmingham to Dublin?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Birmingham to Dublin that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Expressway Eurolines usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Expressway Eurolines29h 23m£50.48
National Express29h 23m£69.10
  • Book Expressway Eurolines from Birmingham to Dublin from £50. There are 2 Expressway Eurolines schedules from Birmingham to Dublin and you can expect on average to pay for a Expressway Eurolines ticket to Dublin. In Birmingham, Expressway Eurolines departs to Dublin from Coach Station and no other station. In Dublin, Expressway Eurolines arrives at Dublin Fry Prt (Irish Ferries) and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Expressway Eurolines from Birmingham to Dublin takes 9 hours and 23 minutes , while the fastest available Expressway Eurolines trip will get you to Dublin in 9 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Expressway Eurolines offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Dublin.

  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 9 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 192 miles from Birmingham to Dublin. However, the fastest coach only takes 9 hours and 15 minutes. 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.

"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Dublin at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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."

The first coach leaves at 21:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Birmingham to Dublin, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Birmingham to Dublin. Both of these are direct coaches, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring coaches at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Birmingham to Dublin; ticket prices start at £41.50.

City Information


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 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?

Main departure station: Coach Station

Most coaches depart from the main station in Birmingham.

All coach stations in Birmingham:

  • Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in Dublin?

Main arrival station: Busáras Bus Station

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

Coach stations in Dublin:

  • Busáras Bus Station

  • Dublin Fry Prt (Irish Ferries)

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