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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Carndonagh by bus, car ferry, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, car ferry  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Dublin, bus  •  8h 31m

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

€35 - €139

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Yorkgate to Londonderry 3

Train, bus, car ferry  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  2. Take the bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 43m

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

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle, line 952 bus  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  3. Take the line 952 bus from Derry, Patrick Street to The Diamond Carndonagh

€57 - €201

Train to Glasgow, fly to Derry, line 952 bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Derry (LDY) GLA - LDY
  3. Take the line 952 bus from Derry, Patrick Street to The Diamond Carndonagh

€102 - €333

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre

€67 - €207

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Londonderry

€60 - €236

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin, bus  •  9h 42m

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

€41 - €130

Glasgow to Carndonagh by bus, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Carndonagh is around 16h 4m and covers a distance of around 375 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 10m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, Stena Line, Translink UK and others, the Glasgow to Carndonagh service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in The Diamond Carndonagh. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16h 4m
Fastest journey time:
10h 10m
Journey distance:
375 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
48 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:30
Last service departs at:
16:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Carndonagh bus, car ferry and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Carndonagh is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Carndonagh is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Carndonagh is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Carndonagh is to fly and bus, which costs £29 - £120 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Carndonagh is to train and fly and line 952 bus which costs £85 - £290 and takes 6h 4m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Carndonagh is 201 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Carndonagh without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 11h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 16m to get from Glasgow to Carndonagh, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Carndonagh. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Carndonagh.
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  • Distance: 200.8 km
  • Duration: 11h 16m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Carndonagh. However, you can take the 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 CastleCourt, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre, take the walk to Derry, Water Street, then take the bus to The Diamond Carndonagh. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Carndonagh via Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, Belfast Stena Line Terminus, Belfast Ulsterbus, Yorkgate, Londonderry, and Derry, Patrick Street in around 11h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €70
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €85
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €1600
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Derry
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Train operators
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
Train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Londonderry
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€10 - €16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€24 - €30
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€2 - €4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€4 - €6
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Dodds of Troon
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
Book at
airporteruk.zaui.net
1 Person
€22
2+ Persons
€16
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Derry, Patrick Street to The Diamond Carndonagh
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Transport for Ireland
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Phone
074 9135201
Email
info@johnmcginley.com
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Dublin Airport to The Diamond Carndonagh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20
Website
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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