Dublin to Cardiff

If it is your first time travelling to Cardiff then check out the airliners Etihad Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus. These airliners all offer direct flights that depart from Dublin, so you will find flying to Cardiff is quite easy. The flight time is approximately 53 minutes.

Depending on the day of the week and the time of day you book, flight prices can vary dramatically. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. If it is possible, you should book your flights 2 or more months in advance as ticket prices will be substantially lower.

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from Dublin (DUB) to Cardiff (CWL) and the number of flights they operate each day.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
Aer Lingus332331308:3521:45
Etihad Airways110111108:3509:35

Flybe offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 08:35 and 21:45.

You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Flybe at /www.flybe.com/. You can also book direct and get their latest discounts.

Flight times for Flybe are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

DayFlying Time
Monday08:35, 17:15 and 20:55
Tuesday08:35, 17:15 and 20:55
Wednesday17:15 and 20:55
Thursday08:35, 17:15 and 20:55
Friday08:35, 17:15 and 20:55
Sunday09:35, 17:05 and 21:45

Other routes are also possible. Flying from a different airport may offer more convenient flight times, so below we have we have put a list of other routes that may well be suitable.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Dublin to Liverpool0226 km (140 miles)40 minutes
Dublin to Manchester0264 km (164 miles)47 minutes
Dublin to Leeds0306 km (190 miles)55 minutes
Dublin to Birmingham0321 km (199 miles)57 minutes
Dublin to Bristol0331 km (205 miles)59 minutes
Dublin to Derby East Midlands0335 km (208 miles)1 hour
Dublin to Exeter0357 km (222 miles)1 hour 4 minutes
Dublin to Bournemouth0421 km (262 miles)1 hour 15 minutes
Dublin to Eastleigh near Southampton0433 km (269 miles)1 hour 17 minutes

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