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

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

Train, car ferry, bus  •  10h 48m

  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 Colmonell, Haddow Place to Kilwinning, Longford Avenue 363

Cheapest option

Fly Dublin to Glasgow, train, ferry  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  3. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£37 - £113

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Train, car ferry, bus, drive  •  12h

  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 Ayr, Bus Station 923 / ...
  4. Drive from Barassie, Spallander Road to Dunoon

£88 - £114

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Dunoon

£73 - £97

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow, train, ferry  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  4. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£59 - £127

Train to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow, train, ferry  •  7h 3m

  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 train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  4. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£60 - £147

Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, bus, train, ferry  •  6h 40m

  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 train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  4. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£40 - £129

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Edinburgh, bus, train, ferry  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  5. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£62 - £143

Train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh, bus, train, ferry  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  5. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal

£63 - £183

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Dunoon is to fly and train and ferry which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 5h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Dunoon is to fly and train and ferry which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 5h 25m.

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The distance between Dublin and Dunoon is 303 km.

It takes approximately 10h 48m to get from Dublin to Dunoon, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 581+ hotels available in Dunoon. Prices start at £70 per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Dunoon.
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  • Distance: 189.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 48m

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Dunoon. However, you can take the train to Belfast Lanyon Place, take the line 1 train to Sydenham, take the drive to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the drive to Colmonell, Haddow Place, take the bus to Kilwinning, Longford Avenue, then take the drive to Dunoon. Alternatively, you can take the train to Belfast Lanyon Place, take the line 1 train to Sydenham, take the taxi to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Ayr, Bus Station, take the walk to Ayr, Douglas Street, take the line 14 bus to Barassie, Spallander Road, then take the drive to Dunoon.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £130
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £120
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £150
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£5 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Bus operators
Shuttlebuses
Phone
01294 550757
Email
enquires@shuttlebuses.co.uk
Website
shuttlebuses.co.uk
Bus from Colmonell, Haddow Place to Kilwinning, Longford Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Shuttlebuses
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
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
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne

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