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Flight Information to Cardiff from Dublin

distanceDistance181 miles (292 km)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, Ryanair or Aer Lingus

Flights from Dublin to Cardiff cover the 181 miles (292 km) long route with our travel partners like Flybe, Ryanair or Aer Lingus. There are direct flight services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Dublin Airport and arrive in Cardiff Airport.

Airlines

Dublin to Cardiff with Ryanair

Travel from Dublin to Cardiff on Ryanair flights with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Ryanair

Ryanair is the leading low-cost airline offering flights within Europe, where you can choose different ticket types for your flight from Dublin to Cardiff: Value, Regular, Plus or Flexi Plus.

Are you making plans to travel between Dublin and Cardiff? Why not take a flight with Ryanair? Omio can show you current Ryanair flight times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Dublin to Cardiff flights all in one place. On the Ryanair flight, you can expect to travel 181 miles (292 km) from Dublin to Cardiff. If you use the Omio app to search for flights from Dublin to Cardiff, you can quickly see if the Ryanair ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a flight. Once you have found your perfect one-way Ryanair flight from Dublin to Cardiff, book your cheap plane tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Ryanair's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight between Dublin and Cardiff are the following:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Dublin to Cardiff Flights: An Overview

Two airlines operate between one and three direct Dublin to Cardiff flights every day. The flight journey from the Irish capital to Cardiff is approximately 300 km and the flight time is about 3 hours and 35 minutes. Flights departing from Dublin airport (DUB) arrive at Cardiff airport (CWL). Flights are available in the morning and in the evening.

Which airlines fly from Dublin to Cardiff?

Flybe is the main airline that operates direct Dublin to Cardiff flights along with Aer Angus. Other major airlines such as KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air France, and Ryanair operate connecting flights between Dublin and Cardiff.

How long is the flight from Dublin to Cardiff?

Direct flights from Dublin to Cardiff take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes, with the quickest taking about one hour. The fastest one-stop connecting flight between Dublin and Cardiff takes about 3 hours and 35 minutes. Some connecting flights can take close to 20 hours to reach Cardiff based on the waiting time as well as the stopover destination.

How many flights are there from Dublin to Cardiff?

There are between one and four direct Dublin to Cardiff flights per day. Flybe is the major airline that offers both daily and weekly direct flights from Dublin to Cardiff. The Dublin to Cardiff route has roughly three direct weekly flights and a total of about 15 flights per week.

Cheap flights from Dublin to Cardiff: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 52 €
2 weeks earlier 52 €0%
3 weeks earlier 42 €24%
1 month before 28 €86%
2 months earlier 28 €86%
3 months earlier 35 €49%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers Dublin - Cardiff: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from Dublin to Cardiff timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from Dublin to Cardiff and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from Dublin to Cardiff 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 24% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from Dublin - Cardiff 2 months in advance you save up to about 86% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 49%
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by plane from Dublin, Ireland to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Cardiff, United Kingdom by plane is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Ireland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Dublin and Cardiff as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Ireland from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Ireland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dublin from Cardiff?

Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 9/19/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Dublin from Cardiff.

How far is Cardiff from Dublin by plane?
You should expect to travel around 181 miles (292 km)  between Dublin and Cardiff by plane.
What is the departure airport in Dublin and arrival airport in Cardiff?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Dublin Airport   to Cardiff Airport.

Where is the departure airport in Dublin located? Where is the arrival airport in Cardiff located?

The most popular departure airport with passengers for this trip, called Dublin Airport, is located 6 miles (10 km) from the city center of Dublin.

The most popular arrival airport, Cardiff Airport, is located 9 miles (14 km) away from the city center of Cardiff. You can check what public transit connections, taxi services or airport shuttle service options are available to take you from Cardiff Airport to the city center in Cardiff.

What airlines go from Dublin to Cardiff?
For the trip from Dublin to Cardiff you can take a flight with Flybe, Ryanair or Aer Lingus. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to Cardiff from Dublin on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.