There are 9 ways to get from Stirling to Dublin by train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus, car ferry via Ayr  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$99 - $113

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 25 min

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

$35 - $151

7 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$108 - $139

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$206 - $342

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$44 - $59

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Stirling to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$110 - $147

Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 26 min

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

$39 - $144

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$76 - $163

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$75 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £27 - £120 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between Stirling and Dublin is 215 miles.

It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to get from Stirling to Dublin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Dublin via Glasgow and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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

There is no direct connection from Stirling to Dublin. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ayr, take the walk to Ayr Railway Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to York Street, take the train to Great Victoria Street, take the walk to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, then take the bus to The Gresham Hotel. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stirling to Dublin via Glasgow Queen Street, Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Belfast Central Train Station, and Belfast Central in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $200
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
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
$169
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$156
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41

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