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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Listowel by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or plane

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Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 19m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  5. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Church of the Assumption 300

€120 - €367

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Kerry  •  9h 12m

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

€41 - €146

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  22h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Church of the Assumption 300

€45 - €63

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 24m

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

Fly Glasgow to Kerry  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Kerry (KIR) GLA - KIR

€42 - €160

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Shannon, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Shannon (SNN) EDI - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Listowel, stop 635651

€88 - €136

Fly Glasgow to Dublin, bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
  3. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Church of the Assumption

€43 - €251

Fly Glasgow to Cork, train  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Cork (ORK) GLA - ORK
  2. Take the train from Mallow to Tralee

€107 - €224

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Cork, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cork (ORK) EDI - ORK
  3. Take the train from Mallow to Tralee

€77 - €280

Glasgow to Listowel by train, walk, bus and bus and ferry

The journey time between Glasgow and Listowel is around 21h 34m and covers a distance of around 1137 km. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 25m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service, Northern Rail and others, the Glasgow to Listowel service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Listowel, stop 635651. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 34m
Fastest journey time:
21h 25m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€137
Carbon emissions:
126 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:34
Last service departs at:
14:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Listowel train, walk, bus and bus and ferry schedules

Train 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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International entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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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 Listowel is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Listowel 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 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Listowel is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 22h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Listowel is to bus and fly which costs £75 - £120 and takes 8h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Listowel. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Listowel, stop 635651 via Birmingham, Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and Abbeyfeale, stop 635661. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 22m.

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It is approximately 510 km to get from Glasgow to Listowel.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Listowel without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 22h 19m and costs £100 - £320.

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It takes approximately 22h 19m to get from Glasgow to Listowel, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Listowel bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Kerry Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 10m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Listowel bus services, operated by Transport for Ireland, arrive at Church of the Assumption station.

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easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways and Aer Lingus offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Kerry Airport.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Listowel.
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  • Distance: 509.9 km
  • Duration: 22h 19m

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

Aer Lingus, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Glasgow to Listowel every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €410
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Edinburgh to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Glasgow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €430
Flights from Edinburgh to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €130
Flights from Glasgow to Kerry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €130
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€22 - €120
Flights from Edinburgh to Kerry via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€21 - €120
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €60
Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €100
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€26 - €40
Off-Peak Day Single
€50 - €80
Anytime Day Single
€65 - €100
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€10 - €14
Off-Peak Day Single
€12 - €19
Anytime Day Single
€17 - €26
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €21
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express
Bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
National Express
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Church of the Assumption
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Church of the Assumption
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Transport for Ireland
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 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 Colbert Station, stop 635031 to Listowel, stop 635651
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €24
Website
Citylink
Standard
€14 - €21
Web Fare
€12 - €18
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Church of the Assumption
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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