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Recommended option

Bus, car ferry, train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$100 - $124

Cheapest option

Train to Glasgow, fly to Dublin  •  4 h 17 min

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

$33 - $139

8 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train via Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$95 - $124

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Troon to Stranraer
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Central Train Station 2
  4. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$95 - $190

Car ferry, train, bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  2. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street 2
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel

$67 - $146

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880

$47 - $61

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 18 min

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

$75 - $93

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Troon to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB) EDI - DUB

$44 - $162

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Troon 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 The Gresham Hotel

$71 - $158

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Troon to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$81 - $207

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

There is no direct connection from Troon to Dublin. However, you can 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 Belfast Central Train Station, take the walk to Belfast Central, then take the train to Connolly. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Troon to Dublin via Ayr, Douglas Street (Fullarton Street), Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street), Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Belfast Central Train Station, and Belfast Central in around 10 h 40 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
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Troon to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Train from Troon to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
Train from Troon to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
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
Train from Larne Harbour to Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
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
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$174
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
$30 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$41
Passenger Flexi
$68
Standard Car
$95

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Troon and Dublin is 266 km.

The cheapest way to get from Troon to Dublin is to train and fly which costs £24 - £110 and takes 4 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Troon to Dublin is to train and fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £24 - £110.

No, there is no direct bus from Troon to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Troon, Barassie street and arriving at Dublin via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street), Glasgow and Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to get from Troon to Dublin, including transfers.