There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Aberdeen by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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 Dublin to Aberdeen  •  4 h 29 min

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

$61 - $237

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 45 min

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

$47 - $63

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Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$56 - $234

Train to Belfast City, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHD - ABZ

$97 - $312

Fly Dublin to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$74 - $187

Train, car ferry, bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen

$140 - $179

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Haymarket
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen

$221 - $433

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) 923
  4. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...

$111 - $149

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Aberdeen

$134 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Aberdeen is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 18 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Aberdeen is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 50€ - 210€.

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The distance between Dublin and Aberdeen is 499 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Dublin to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Aberdeen, Scotland via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Aberdeen, Scotland?

Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways fly from Dublin to Aberdeen 3 times a day.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$47
Small Car
$157
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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