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There are 8 ways to get from Stranraer to Dublin by car ferry, train, bus, 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

Car ferry, train via Larne  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  2. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  3. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly

$94 - $190

Cheapest option

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 22 min

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

$53 - $155

6 alternative options

Car ferry, bus Aircoach  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel 705-x

$78 - $164

Car ferry, bus Bus Eireann  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...

$99 - $114

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service

$105 - $133

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 54 min

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

$108 - $143

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  7 h 30 min

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

$64 - $180

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  4. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$88 - $182

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stranraer to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £40 - £120 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stranraer to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £40 - £120 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Stranraer and Dublin is 120 miles.

The best way to get from Stranraer to Dublin without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 7 h 24 min and costs £70 - £150.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Stranraer to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 1219+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stranraer to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

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

There is no direct connection from Stranraer to Dublin. However, you can take the taxi to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Larne, take the walk to Larne Harbour, take the train to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, then take the train to Connolly. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stranraer to Dublin via Cairnryan, Larne, Larne Harbour, Larne Town, Larne Bus Station, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91
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
$168
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
$155
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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