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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Leitrim by train, car ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, car ferry, bus, drive  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick to Stranraer
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Yorkgate to Londonderry 3
  4. Take the bus from Gobnascale Strabane Old Road to Monaghan X3
  5. Drive from Monaghan to Leitrim

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB
  3. Take the train from Drumcondra to Carrick on Shannon

€39 - €256

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Leitrim

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Leitrim is to train and fly which costs £30 - £220 and takes 8h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Leitrim is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £30 - £220 and takes 8h 9m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Leitrim is 278 km.

It takes approximately 14h 33m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Leitrim, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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There are 13+ hotels available in Leitrim. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Leitrim.
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  • Distance: 278.4 km
  • Duration: 14h 33m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Leitrim, IE-LM, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Leitrim. However, you can take the train to Stranraer, take the walk to Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, take the line 360 bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to Belfast Stena Line Terminus, take the line 96 bus to Belfast Ulsterbus, take the walk to Yorkgate, take the train to Londonderry, take the walk to Gobnascale Strabane Old Road, take the bus to Monaghan, then take the drive to Leitrim. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, then take the drive to Leitrim.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €60
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€15 - €22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€17 - €23
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Yorkgate to Londonderry
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Drumcondra to Carrick on Shannon
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€14 - €17
Flexible
€17 - €20
Bus operators
Translink UK
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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