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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Drem by car ferry, train, bus, car or plane

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Car ferry, train via Holyhead

  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 Edinburgh

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Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Drem

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  2. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Heysham
  3. Take the train from Lancaster to Edinburgh

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station 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
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Car ferry, train #2

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Preston to Edinburgh

Car ferry, drive

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

Fly Dublin to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Drem

Train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI)

Dublin to Drem by car ferry, walk and train

28 Weekly Services
11h 59m Average Duration
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Drem is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Drem is to fly and train which costs €26 - €120 and takes 5h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Dublin to Drem is to fly and train which takes 4h 48m and costs €40 - €170.

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The distance between Dublin and Drem is 232 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Drem without a car is to car ferry and train via Holyhead which takes 11h 59m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 59m to get from Dublin to Drem, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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There are 96+ hotels available in Drem. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 703 bus which takes 13 min and costs €7 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Drem.
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  • Distance: 232 miles
  • Duration: 11h 59m

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Drem. 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 Edinburgh, then take the train to Drem. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Drem via Isle of Man Douglas, Heysham, Lancaster, and Edinburgh in around 12h 6m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £140
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£10 - £80
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£11 - £95
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Train from Lancaster to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£160 - £220
Train from Preston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Preston to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £90
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £65
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £90
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Edinburgh to Drem
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £12
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
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
£39
Motorcycle&Adult
£142
Car&Adult
£276
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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