Duration 6h 31m
Distance 191 miles
Average price £130
Possible routes 9 found

There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Argyll and Bute by car ferry, train, bus, car or plane

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

Car ferry, train  •  12h 12m

  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 Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock

£163 - £471

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to Glasgow, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

£32 - £148

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place 5
  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 Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£89 - £111

Bus, car ferry  •  12h 48m

  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 Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£81 - £101

Car ferry, train, bus  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£162 - £233

Car ferry, drive  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Argyll and Bute

£93 - £131

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow, bus  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

£55 - £158

Train to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

£61 - £165

Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUB - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street

£44 - £230

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Dublin to Argyll and Bute? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Argyll and Bute is to fly and bus which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Argyll and Bute is to fly and bus which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 6h 31m.

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The distance between Dublin and Argyll and Bute is 191 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Argyll and Bute without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 12h 47m and costs 100€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 12h 12m to get from Dublin to Argyll and Bute, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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There are 158+ hotels available in Argyll and Bute. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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What companies run services between Dublin and Argyll and Bute?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Argyll and Bute. However, you can take the car ferry to Holyhead, take the walk to Holyhead, take the train to Chester, take the train to Warrington Bank Quay, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Gourock, then take the drive to Argyll and Bute. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Argyll and Bute via Belfast Lanyon Place, Sydenham, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 12h 47m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £400

About Aer Lingus

Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £400
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £300
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £150

About Ryanair

Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £150
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £180
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £120

About easyJet

Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £120
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £150

About Flybe

Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £150
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60

About Transport for Wales

Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Holyhead to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
tfw.wales

Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £110

About Avanti West Coast

Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280

Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £17

Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk

Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Anniesland Cross to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink

Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16

About Aircoach

Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Aircoach

Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £13
Bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £13
Website
Dublin Coach

Ferry operators
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £31
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £31
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£100 - £120
On Foot
£28 - £31
car
£84
Passenger
£30

Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120

About Stena Line

Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£30
Small Car
£129

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