There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Dublin by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Glasgow to Dublin  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$29 - $135

8 alternative options

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$33 - $151

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$67 - $153

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central Train Station to Connolly Train Station

$79 - $202

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$74 - $179

Bus, car ferry, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$78 - $167

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station
  5. Take the train from Belfast Central Train Station to Connolly Train Station

$106 - $209

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$40 - $51

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$110 - $145

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland?

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Glasgow to Dublin every 4 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
Avg. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Avg. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Avg. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Avg. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Avg. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$42
Passenger Flexi
$70
Standard Car
$98
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$41 - $45
car
$123
Passenger
$43
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$49
Small Car
$167

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Dublin?

The distance between Glasgow and Dublin is 309 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dublin?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 and takes 16 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Dublin?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dublin is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs £35.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Dublin?

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Dublin via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Dublin?

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Glasgow to Dublin, including transfers.