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There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to SSE Hydro by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central

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Fly to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Charing Cross (Glasgow)

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Glengall Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

Bus, car ferry

  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

Car ferry, train

  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

Drive, car ferry

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

Dublin to SSE Hydro by car ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Dublin and SSE Hydro is around 10h 57m and covers a distance of around 392 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. Services are operated by Stena Line, Transport for Wales, Avanti West Coast and others. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Services
10h 57m Average Duration
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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Ireland

  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in SSE Hydro is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in SSE Hydro is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in SSE Hydro is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 25 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to SSE Hydro is to fly and train which costs €14 - €100 and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to SSE Hydro is to fly and train which costs €14 - €100 and takes 3h 32m.

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The distance between Dublin and SSE Hydro is 193 miles.

The best way to get from Dublin to SSE Hydro without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 10h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Dublin to SSE Hydro, 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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Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 301+ hotels available in SSE Hydro. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 782 bus which takes 21 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Dublin to SSE Hydro.
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  • Distance: 192.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and SSE Hydro, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to SSE Hydro. However, you can take the line 782 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building, take the line 757 bus to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road, take the walk to Paisley Gilmour Street, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Central Low Level, take the train to Exhibition Centre (Glasgow), then take the walk to SSE Hydro. Alternatively, you can take the line 782 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Edinburgh, take the walk to Edinburgh Airport, take the tram to Edinburgh Park Station, take the walk to Edinburgh Park, take the train to Charing Cross (Glasgow), then take the walk to SSE Hydro.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£8 - £75
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£12 - £85
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £120
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£20 - £160
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Edinburgh Park to Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Irish Rail
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£80 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£210 - £280
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11
Website
Aircoach
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Dodds of Troon
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 Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stena Line
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Stena Line

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