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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Aberdeen by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Dublin to Aberdeen  •  4h 28m

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

$60 - $238

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 37m

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

$50 - $234

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Bus to Belfast City, fly to Aberdeen  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHD - ABZ

$73 - $275

Train, car ferry, bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station 8 / ...
  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

$152 - $195

Car ferry, train  •  14h 18m

  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 Oxenholme Lake District
  4. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
  5. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen

$200 - $433

Bus and ferry, bus  •  20h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

$51 - $71

Car ferry, drive  •  10h 46m

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

$133 - $192

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Aberdeen is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 20h.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Aberdeen is to fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4h 28m.

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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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h.

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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 13h 8m and costs 130€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m 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 1h 35m.

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

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Flybe, British Airways 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: 4h 28m

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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
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
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
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
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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