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There are 9 ways to get from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle by bus, car ferry, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Glasgow to Inverness
  5. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

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Bus to Belfast City, fly to Aberdeen, train, bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Aberdeen (ABZ)
  3. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  5. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Taxi, car ferry, bus, train

  1. Take a taxi from Slieve Donard to Belfast Shorts Airport Road
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  5. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Bus, car ferry, train via Edinburgh

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station
  4. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  5. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Slieve Donard to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Dunrobin Castle

Bus to Belfast City, fly to Inverness, bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Inverness (INV)
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Bus to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Slieve Donard → Dunrobin Castle
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The cheapest way to get from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle is to bus and fly which costs £90 - £210 and takes 8h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle is to bus and fly. Taking this option will cost £90 - £210 and takes 8h 1m.

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The distance between Slieve Donard and Dunrobin Castle is 275 miles.

The best way to get from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 16h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 16h 8m to get from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Loganair offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Dunrobin Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle.
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  • Distance: 275.3 miles
  • Duration: 16h 8m

What companies run services between Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland and Dunrobin Castle, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle. However, you can take the taxi to Newcastle, take the bus to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Belfast Wellington Place, take the line 94 bus to Belfast Heron Road, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow, take the bus to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2, take the bus to Golspie, Dunrobin Station, then take the walk to Dunrobin Castle. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Slieve Donard to Dunrobin Castle via Newcastle, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Wellington Place, Belfast Heron Road, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow Queen Street, Inverness, and Dunrobin Castle in around 16h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Belfast City to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Translink UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Other operators
Taxi from Slieve Donard to Belfast Shorts Airport Road
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Estimated price
£150 - £180
Shimna Taxis
Phone
+44 28 4372 3030
Website
shimnatravel.co.uk
Newcastle airport taxis
Phone
+44 19 1367 0467
Website
newcastle-airport-taxis.co.uk
Harbour Cabs
Phone
+44 28 4372 7373
Durham city taxis
Phone
+44 1207 772 088
Website
durham-city-taxis.com
Donard Taxis
Phone
+44 28 4372 4100

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