There are 10 ways to get from Fort William to Dublin by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, train  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$116 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$42 - $153

8 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$111 - $141

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$221 - $371

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$58 - $78

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin

$100 - $130

Bus to Inverness, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Dublin (DUB) INV - DUB

$85 - $308

Bus, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 44 min

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

$54 - $178

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$78 - $172

Bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$90 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Dublin is to bus and fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Dublin is to bus and fly which costs £65 - £240 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Dublin is 246 miles.

It takes approximately 14 h 11 min to get from Fort William to Dublin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Dublin via Glasgow and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Fort William to Dublin. However, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to York Street, take the train to Belfast Central Train Station, take the walk to Belfast Central, then take the train to Connolly. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fort William to Dublin via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr Railway Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Great Victoria Street, and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre in around 14 h 22 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin via Donegal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Inverness to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
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
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$168
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
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
$117
Passenger
$41

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