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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly from Glasgow  •  2h 43m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

€18 - €209

6 alternative options

Bus to Edinburgh, fly  •  3h 57m

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

€21 - €145

Bus, car ferry  •  9h 10m

  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 Dublin Airport

Bus, car ferry via Dublin Airport  •  9h 11m

  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 Dublin Airport X1 / ...

Train, bus, car ferry  •  11h 2m

  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 Dublin 400

Train, car ferry  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lancaster
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin

€117 - €374

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 30m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin Airport (DUB)

Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) by train, bus, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Dublin Airport (DUB) is around 9h 52m and covers a distance of around 403 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 30m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Dodds of Troon, Stena Line and others, the Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Dublin Airport. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 52m
Fastest journey time:
9h 30m
Journey distance:
403 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:04
Last service departs at:
11:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) train, bus, car ferry and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dublin Airport (DUB) is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dublin Airport (DUB) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dublin Airport (DUB) 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: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to fly which costs £15 - £180 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to fly which costs £15 - £180 and takes 2h 43m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dublin Airport (DUB) is 300 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 9h 10m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB), 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 515+ hotels available in Dublin Airport (DUB). Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB).
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  • Distance: 299.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland?

Aer Lingus and Ryanair fly from Glasgow to Dublin Airport (DUB) twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €60
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €90
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €220
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 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
€23 - €30
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
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
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Aircoach
Translink 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
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

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