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There are 6 ways to get from Stirling to Malahide by train, bus, car ferry, night train, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train, bus, car ferry  •  12h 20m

  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 City Centre, Lanyon Place to Drogheda

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Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  4h 52m

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

€23 - €164

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Night train, bus, car ferry  •  17h 47m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, station to Bootle, Linacre Lane X2
  3. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin

€103 - €248

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

€35 - €46

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Malahide

Train, train to Glasgow, fly  •  5h 35m

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

€29 - €240

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Malahide is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Malahide is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Malahide is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Malahide is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £40 and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Malahide is to train and fly which costs £20 - £150 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling to Malahide station. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Islamic Centre and arriving at Malahide Station, stop 3585 via Glasgow, Birmingham and Connolly, stop 497. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 1m.

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The distance between Stirling and Malahide is 329 km.

The best way to get from Stirling to Malahide without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 12h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 20m to get from Stirling to Malahide, including transfers.

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Stirling to Malahide bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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

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Stirling to Malahide bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Malahide.
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  • Distance: 329 km
  • Duration: 12h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Stirling to Malahide. However, you can 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 walk to Belfast Stena Line Terminus, take the line 96 bus to Belfast CastleCourt, take the walk to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place, take the train to Drogheda, then take the train to Malahide. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stirling to Malahide via Preston, Preston City Centre, station, Bootle, Linacre Lane, Bootle, Dublin, The Point, Busáras, and Busáras, stop 496 in around 17h 47m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €90
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €60
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€17 - €22
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€18 - €24
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€2 - €4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€4 - €6
Irish Rail
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 - €26
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, station to Bootle, Linacre Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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