There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Glasgow by plane, bus, train, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Dublin to Glasgow  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA

$34 - $132

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Fly Dublin to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 14 min

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

$37 - $148

Train to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 57 min

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

$79 - $195

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA

$70 - $163

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 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

$76 - $189

Train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$80 - $231

Train, carferry, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central Train Station to Larne Harbour 2
  3. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$94 - $187

Train, carferry  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central Train Station to Larne Harbour 2
  3. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  4. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$104 - $197

Bus, train, carferry  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the train from Great Victoria Street to Larne Harbour 2
  3. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$73 - $157

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11

$47 - $77

Carferry, drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Glasgow

$104 - $142

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 8 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Glasgow is 309 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Glasgow without a car is to train and carferry and bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Dublin to Glasgow, including transfers.

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

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

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Dublin to Glasgow bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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There are 762+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $71 USD 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 .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 193.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Ryanair and Aer Lingus fly from Dublin to Glasgow every 4 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central Train Station to Larne Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Great Victoria Street to Larne Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $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
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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