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There are 9 ways to get from Largs to Dublin by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry via Kilwinning  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400

Cheapest option

Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Largs to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB) GLA - DUB

36€ - 278€

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Bus, car ferry  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Largs, School Street to Ayr, Bus Station 585
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400

Bus, car ferry, train via Kilwinning  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly

Bus, car ferry #2  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Largs, School Street to Ayr, Bus Station 585
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

Bus, car ferry, train  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Largs, School Street to Ayr, Bus Station 585
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Largs to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dublin

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  6h 9m

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

47€ - 219€

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Largs to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin

65€ - 173€

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The cheapest way to get from Largs to Dublin is to train and bus and fly which costs £40 - £190 and takes 6h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Largs to Dublin is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost £30 - £240 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Largs and Dublin is 288 km.

The best way to get from Largs to Dublin without a car is to bus and car ferry via Kilwinning which takes 10h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 8m to get from Largs to Dublin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Ryanair and Aer Lingus offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 1838+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Largs to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 287.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 8m

What companies run services between Largs, Scotland and Dublin, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Largs to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Kilwinning, take the train to Ayr, take the walk to Ayr station, 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, then take the bus to Dublin. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Largs to Dublin via Ayr, Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, Belfast Heron Road, Belfast Wellington Place, and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre in around 10h 35m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 100€
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
18€ - 90€
Train operators
Irish Rail
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Largs to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 26€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
9€ - 14€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
20€ - 26€
Train from Largs to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 35€
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
11€ - 16€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
24€ - 35€
Bus operators
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
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Largs, School Street to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
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
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€
Website
Aircoach
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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