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.

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Fly Dublin to Aberdeen  •  4 h 31 min

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

$60 - $238

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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 Coach Station, Chorlton St to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

$47 - $63

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Train to Belfast City, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHD - ABZ

$101 - $314

Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$52 - $234

Fly Dublin to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 2 min

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

$70 - $187

Train, car ferry, bus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  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

$141 - $180

Bus, car ferry  •  14 h

  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 Buchanan Bus Station 923
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9
  5. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Union Square Bus Station M9

$105 - $134

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 1 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 - $434

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 44 min

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

$134 - $193

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 costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

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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 Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Aberdeen is 499 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Aberdeen without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 13 h 29 min and costs 120€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Dublin to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 311.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways fly from Dublin to Aberdeen 4 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
Monday, 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 Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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 Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 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
$46
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
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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