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

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$81 - $99

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundalk to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA

$25 - $113

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Train, car ferry, bus via Ayr  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr Railway Station Sl
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$90 - $104

Train, car ferry, bus via Larne  •  10 h 34 min

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

$78 - $159

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 41 min

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

$87 - $169

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Dundalk to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Glasgow

$68 - $81

Train to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 11 min

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

$62 - $172

Train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Dundalk 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

$63 - $207

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 6 min

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

$75 - $164

Bus to Dublin, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 29 min

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

$28 - $130

Train to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  6 h 2 min

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

$81 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Dundalk to Glasgow is to bus and fly which costs 21€ - 100€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundalk to Glasgow is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Dundalk and Glasgow is 249 km.

The best way to get from Dundalk to Glasgow without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 9 h and costs 70€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Dundalk to Glasgow, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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The nearest airport to Glasgow is Glasgow (GLA) Airport which is 10.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) (45.4 km), Edinburgh (EDI) (56.4 km), Dundee (DND) (101.1 km) and Islay (ILY) (126.1 km).

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There are 766+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dundalk to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

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

There is no direct connection from Dundalk to Glasgow. However, you can take the train to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, take the walk to Belfast Central Train Station, take the train to York Street, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, then take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dundalk to Glasgow via Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Belfast Central Train Station, York Street, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Ayr Railway Station, and Ayr in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh via Cardiff
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dundalk to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$165
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
$29 - $90
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$64
Standard Car
$90

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