There are 10 ways to get from Aberdeen to Ireland by plane, train, bus, 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.

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Fly Aberdeen to Dublin  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Dublin (DUB) ABZ - DUB

$57 - $227

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$51 - $222

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$71 - $175

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Belfast City (BHD) ABZ - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan

$80 - $287

Train to Inverness, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Dublin (DUB) INV - DUB

$106 - $315

Train, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly

$143 - $186

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport

$121 - $160

Train, car ferry  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$234 - $428

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$54 - $67

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin

$110 - $144

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £55 and takes 19 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland is to fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Ireland is 378 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Aberdeen to Ireland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Dublin via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 35 min.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Aberdeen to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 378.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Ireland?

Aer Lingus, British Airways and Flybe fly from Aberdeen to Swords 5 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin via Donegal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Inverness to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$164
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$45
Small Car
$152
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $160
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$114
Passenger
$40

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