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There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Fly Aberdeen to Dublin  •  4 h 40 min

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

$58 - $228

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 7 min

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

$51 - $224

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Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 32 min

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

$72 - $177

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

$81 - $288

Train, bus, car ferry  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Preston
  3. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, station to Seaforth, Riversdale Road X2
  4. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

Train, bus and ferry  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$128 - $248

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 - $68

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Newcastle
  2. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$80 - $202

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 15 min

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

$111 - $145

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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 £45 - £180 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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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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The distance between Aberdeen and Ireland is 378 miles.

The best way to get from Aberdeen to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 17 h 30 min and costs .

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

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

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Aberdeen to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 378.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $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 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
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
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, station to Seaforth, Riversdale Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
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
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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