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There are 13 ways to get from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport X2a

$85 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$35 - $45

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street 2
  4. Take the bus from Banbridge, Banbridge to Dublin Airport X2a / ...

$82 - $165

Train, car ferry via Douglas, Isle of Man  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Lancaster
  3. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
  4. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin

$101 - $262

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

$131 - $336

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Dumfries to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin Airport (DUB)

$77 - $97

Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$49 - $159

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dublin (DUB) MAN - DUB

$79 - $218

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dublin (DUB) NCL - DUB

$45 - $168

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Haymarket
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$73 - $234

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Dublin  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  4. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Dublin (DUB) LPL - DUB

$85 - $305

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Dublin  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Shipley
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB

$56 - $223

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport

$81 - $208

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £27 - £35 and takes 18 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to train and fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB). However, there are services departing from Dumfries, Whitesands and arriving at Dublin Airport via Annan, Stance 2, Carlisle, Manchester and Jury's Inn Custom House Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 39 min.

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The distance between Dumfries and Dublin Airport (DUB) is 156 miles.

The best way to get from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 10 h 15 min and costs £65 - £80.

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB), including transfers.

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Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Carlisle station.

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

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Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB).
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  • Distance: 156.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

What companies run services between Dumfries, Scotland and Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB). However, you can take the bus to Stranraer, Port Rodie, take the walk to Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the taxi to Sydenham, take the train to Great Victoria Street, take the walk to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, then take the bus to Dublin Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dumfries to Dublin Airport (DUB) via Stranraer, Port Rodie, Cairnryan, Larne, Larne Harbour, Great Victoria Street, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Banbridge, and Banbridge, Banbridge in around 11 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $200
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Liverpool to Dublin
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $250
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Newcastle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Carlisle to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Carlisle to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Shipley
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Banbridge, Banbridge to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.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 from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
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
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62

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