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

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Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Armagh

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Fly Glasgow to Dublin, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111931 to Castleblayney, stop 155931

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Newry

Bus, car ferry via Ballygawley, stop 156031

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
  4. Take the bus from Ballygawley, stop 156031 to Castleblayney, Stop 153941

Bus, car ferry via Ayr

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ayr, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Wellington Square to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
  5. Take the bus from Ballygawley, stop 156031 to Castleblayney, Stop 153941

Drive, car ferry

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

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin, bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111931 to Castleblayney, stop 155931

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD)
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
  3. Take the bus from Ballygawley, stop 156031 to Castleblayney, Stop 153941

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
  3. Take the bus from Ballygawley, stop 156031 to Castleblayney, Stop 153941

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City, bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD)
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
  4. Take the bus from Ballygawley, stop 156031 to Castleblayney, Stop 153941

Glasgow to Castleblayney by bus, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Castleblayney is around 12h 43m and covers a distance of around 358 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 47m. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 10m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, Stena Line, Translink UK and others, the Glasgow to Castleblayney service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Castleblayney, Stop 153941. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 55m
Layover time:
5h 47m
Total time:
12h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
9h 10m
Journey distance:
358 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
46 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 Castleblayney bus, car ferry and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Castleblayney is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Castleblayney is to fly and bus which costs £22 - £95 and takes 5h.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Castleblayney is to fly and bus which takes 5h and costs £22 - £95.

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The distance between Glasgow and Castleblayney is 250 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Castleblayney without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 10h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 19m to get from Glasgow to Castleblayney, 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 11+ hotels available in Castleblayney. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Castleblayney.
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  • Distance: 250.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 19m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Castleblayney. 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 Heron Road, take the line 94 bus to Belfast Wellington Place, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the bus to Armagh Bus Center, then take the bus to Castleblayney. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Castleblayney via Stranraer, Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, Belfast Heron Road, Belfast Wellington Place, Belfast Great Victoria Street, and Newry in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €80
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €85
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€24 - €35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€55 - €75
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Newry
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
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 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 Armagh
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballygawley Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Ballygawley, stop 156031 to Castleblayney, Stop 153941
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111931 to Castleblayney, stop 155931
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Bus Eireann
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Wellington Square to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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