There are 8 ways to get from Aberdeen to Ireland 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 Aberdeen to Dublin  •  4 h 40 min

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

$57 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$50 - $62

6 alternative options

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 12 min

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

$83 - $290

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

$53 - $232

Train, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 45 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 Central to Connolly

$155 - $197

Bus, car ferry  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$114 - $154

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

$255 - $479

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

$113 - $147

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Ireland?

Aer Lingus, British Airways and Flybe fly from Aberdeen to Swords every 4 hours.

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 55 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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
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
$130 - $210
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Day Single
$130 - $210
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
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
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
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
$21 - $30
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$21 - $30
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
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. 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 Aberdeen, Scotland to Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$180
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$49
Small Car
$167
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdeen to Ireland?

The distance between Aberdeen and Ireland is 605 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £45 and takes 19 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland?

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs £40 - £170.

Is there a direct bus between Aberdeen and Ireland?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Scotland and arriving at Dublin via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberdeen to Ireland?

It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Aberdeen to Ireland, including transfers.