There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Island of Mull by train, car ferry, bus, ferry, bus and ferry, night bus 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

Train, car ferry, bus, ferry  •  16h 35m

  1. Take the train from Connolly 7 to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1
  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 Oban
  5. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

£97 - £154

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus, ferry  •  23h 2m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Glasgow Buchanan 809
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

£54 - £72

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Bus and ferry, night bus, train, ferry  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

£58 - £109

Fly to Glasgow, train, ferry  •  10h 14m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

£69 - £220

Fly to Edinburgh, train, ferry  •  11h

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUB - EDI
  2. Take the train from Polmont to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

£71 - £264

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Island of Mull is to bus and ferry and bus and ferry which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 23h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Island of Mull is to fly and train and ferry which costs 75€ - 250€ and takes 10h 14m.

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The distance between Dublin and Island of Mull is 217 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to Island of Mull without a car is to train and car ferry and bus and ferry which takes 16h 35m and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 16h 35m to get from Dublin to Island of Mull, 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 70+ hotels available in Island of Mull. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Island of Mull.
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  • Distance: 217.5 miles
  • Duration: 16h 35m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Island of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Island of Mull. However, you can take the train to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1, take the walk to Belfast Odyssey Complex, take the line 94 bus to Belfast Heron Road, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Isle of Mull. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dublin to Isle of Mull via Birmingham, Birmingham, Glasgow Buchanan, Buchanan Bus Station, Oban, Station Road, Oban Ferry Terminal, and Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal in around 23h 2m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £110
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £150
Train operators
Irish Rail
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Polmont to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Bus operators
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
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham to Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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