There are 10 ways to get from Inverness to Ireland by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Fly Inverness to Dublin  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Dublin (DUB) INV - DUB

$79 - $279

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Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$70 - $187

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$72 - $187

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Dublin (DUB) ABZ - DUB

$89 - $267

Fly Inverness to Belfast City, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Belfast City (BHD) INV - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan

$73 - $199

Train, carferry  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the carferry from Bootle to Dublin

$212 - $466

Train, bus and ferry  •  19 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$140 - $214

Bus, bus and ferry  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$73 - $97

Night train, bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston, Lancashire to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$85 - $114

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Cairnryan
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin

$116 - $152

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Dublin via Glasgow and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 9 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Ireland is 353 miles.

The best way to get from Inverness to Ireland without a car is to train and carferry which takes 19 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Inverness to Ireland, including transfers.

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Inverness to Ireland bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Inverness to Ireland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Aer Lingus and Loganair offer flights from Inverness Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 353.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Ireland?

Loganair and Aer Lingus fly from Inverness to Swords twice daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin via Donegal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $90
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Preston
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $28
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 and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Preston, Lancashire to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$197
Overnight Cabin
$53
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$170

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