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There are 9 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis by bus, bus and ferry, train, night train, car, car ferry or plane

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Bus, bus and ferry via Dublin Airport (DUB)

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Glengall Street
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Glasgow Buchanan
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

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Train to Dublin, fly to Glasgow, bus

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA)
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

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Train, bus and ferry, bus

  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 Glasgow Buchanan
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

Bus, bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Glasgow Buchanan
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station

Train, bus and ferry, night train

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Central
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Glasgow Buchanan
  4. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William

Train, bus and ferry

  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 Glasgow Buchanan
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  5. Take the train from Crianlarich to Fort William

Drive, car ferry, travel

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

Train, bus to Derry, fly to Glasgow, bus

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
  3. Fly from Derry (LDY) to Glasgow (GLA)
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station

Train to Dublin, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling
  4. Take the train from Stirling to Pitlochry
  5. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station
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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis is to train and fly and bus which costs €45 - €160 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis is to train and fly and bus which costs €45 - €160 and takes 9h 45m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Ben Nevis is 233 miles.

The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis without a car is to bus and bus and ferry via Dublin Airport (DUB) which takes 16h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 30m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 81+ hotels available in Ben Nevis. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis.
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  • Distance: 232.8 miles
  • Duration: 16h 30m

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

There is no direct connection from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis. 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, take the bus and ferry to Glasgow Buchanan, take the walk to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Fort William, Bus Station, then take the travel to Ben Nevis. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carrick-on-Shannon to Ben Nevis via Connolly, Belfast Lanyon Place, Belfast Great Victoria Street, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Glasgow Buchanan, Buchanan Bus Station, and Fort William, Bus Station in around 16h 58m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£8 - £110
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£10 - £120
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Derry to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
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 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 Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £17
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£7 - £9
Flexible
£8 - £10
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
Train from Crianlarich to Fort William
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Edinburgh Park to Stirling
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Train from Stirling to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £55
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £55
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
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£26 - £35
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Bus Eireann
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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