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There are 8 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry

  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 car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station

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Train to Dublin, fly

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA)

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Heysham
  4. Take the train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

Train, car ferry via Dublin

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Heysham
  4. Take the train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

Train, car ferry #2

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Heysham
  4. Take the train from Lancaster to Kilmarnock

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to The Point, stop 7399
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

Drive, car ferry

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

Train, bus to Derry, fly

  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)

Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine by bus and car ferry

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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine is to train and fly which costs €30 - €170 and takes 7h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine is to train and fly which takes 7h 5m and costs €30 - €170.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Irvine is 180 miles.

The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 13h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 13h 18m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine, 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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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 180.4 miles
  • Duration: 13h 18m

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

There is no direct connection from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine. 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 Queen Street, take the line 96 bus to Belfast Stena Line Terminus, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Ayr, Bus Station, then take the line 585 bus to Irvine, East Road. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Carrick-on-Shannon to Irvine via Dublin Connolly, Portland Row, stop 515, Ferry Terminal, stop 2270, Dublin, Isle of Man Douglas, Heysham, Lancaster, and Glasgow Central in around 16h 13m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£7 - £130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £230
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 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 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 Carrick on Shannon to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£7 - £9
Flexible
£8 - £10
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Lancaster to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£60 - £210
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £80
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£150 - £210
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£20 - £29
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £100
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Irvine
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
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 Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to The Point, stop 7399
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £280
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Foot Passanger
£40
Motorcycle&Adult
£144
Car&Adult
£281
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Heysham
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £55
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

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