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There are 6 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr by bus, bus and ferry, train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus, bus and ferry via Dublin Airport (DUB)  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911 23
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Glengall Street
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ayr 923

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Train, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  3. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr

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Train, bus and ferry  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Central 134 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ayr 923

Train, bus and ferry via Dublin  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ayr 923

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 261 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ayr 923

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Ayr

Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr by bus and bus and ferry

The journey time between Carrick-on-Shannon and Ayr is around 11h 19m and covers a distance of around 327 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 48m. Operated by Expressway, Aircoach and Translink UK, the Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr service departs from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arrives in Ayr. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

25 Weekly Services
11h 19m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €45 - €70 and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr is to train and fly which costs €35 - €160 and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arriving at Ayr via Dublin Airport and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 19m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Ayr is 174 miles.

The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr without a car is to bus and bus and ferry via Dublin Airport (DUB) which takes 11h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 19m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr bus services, operated by Expressway, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Ayr station.

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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 11h 19m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Ayr, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr. However, you can take the bus to Zone 21, stop 111911, take the walk to Dublin Airport, take the bus to Belfast, Glengall Street, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, then take the bus and ferry to Ayr. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ayr via Dublin Connolly, Belfast Lanyon Place, Belfast Great Victoria Street, and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 11h 39m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£8 - £110
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £190
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Central
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £16
Flexible
£16 - £19
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £16
Flexible
£16 - £19
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £17
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Ayr
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Aircoach
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ayr
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £27
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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