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There are 6 ways to get from Isle of Iona to Ireland by train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Travel, train, bus, car ferry  •  14h 45m

  1. Travel from Isle of Iona to Oban
  2. Take the train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400

$119 - $145

Cheapest option

Travel to Donegal, fly  •  5h 5m

  1. Travel from Isle of Iona to Donegal
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Dublin (DUB) CFN - DUB

$36 - $73

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Travel, bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 55m

  1. Travel from Isle of Iona to Oban, Station Road
  2. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station 976
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$57 - $77

Ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry  •  24h 35m

  1. Take the ferry from Colonsay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal Cm9
  2. Take the bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 926
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$134 - $199

Ferry, bus, bus and ferry  •  26h 26m

  1. Take the ferry from Colonsay Ferry Terminal to Kennacraig Ferry Terminal Cm9
  2. Take the bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 926
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$72 - $96

Travel, train to Glasgow, fly  •  8h 25m

  1. Travel from Isle of Iona to Oban
  2. Take the train from Oban to Dalmuir
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

$50 - $151

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Iona to Ireland is to travel and fly which costs £27 - £60 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Isle of Iona to Ireland is to travel and fly which costs £27 - £60 and takes 5h 5m.

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The distance between Isle of Iona and Ireland is 249 miles.

The best way to get from Isle of Iona to Ireland without a car is to travel and train and bus and car ferry which takes 14h 45m and costs £90 - £120.

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It takes approximately 14h 45m to get from Isle of Iona to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Donegal Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Donegal Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Isle of Iona to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 249 miles
  • Duration: 14h 45m

What companies run services between Isle of Iona, Scotland and Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Isle of Iona to Dublin. However, you can take the travel to Oban, take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the taxi to Glengormley, take the line 120 bus to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, then take the bus to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Oban, Station Road, take the bus to Glasgow, take the bus to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, take the walk to Manchester, then take the bus and ferry to Dublin.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Donegal to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Oban to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Train from Oban to Dalmuir
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dublin Coach
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 Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168

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