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There are 9 ways to get from Wicklow to Edinburgh by train, car ferry, bus, 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.

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Train, car ferry, Bus  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the train from Wicklow to Dublin Pearse Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Lanyon Place
  3. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the Bus from Cairnryan Stena Terminal to Glasgow Buchanan 923
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Hotel to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Edinburgh (EDI) DUB - EDI

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Train, car ferry, bus via Ayr  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Wicklow to Dublin Pearse Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Lanyon Place
  3. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Stena Terminal to Ayr station Sl
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  6. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Bus, bus and ferry via Dublin Airport (DUB)  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Hotel to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport T1 to Glengall Street 785
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Glasgow Buchanan 923
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Princes Street 900

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Colley Row to Dublin Busáras 133
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Europa Buscentre X1
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Glasgow Buchanan 923
  4. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Bus Station 900 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Wicklow to Belfast
  2. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Edinburgh

Bus to Dublin, fly to Glasgow, train  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Grand Hotel to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

Train, train to Belfast City, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Wicklow to Dublin Pearse
  2. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Lanyon Place
  3. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI

Bus to Dublin, fly to Newcastle, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Grand Hotel to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Newcastle (NCL) DUB - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

Wicklow to Edinburgh by bus and bus and ferry

21 Weekly Services
12h 28m Average Duration
£62 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wicklow to Edinburgh is to bus and fly which costs €35 - €150 and takes 5h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Wicklow to Edinburgh is to bus and fly which takes 5h 15m and costs €35 - €150.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wicklow to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Grand Hotel and arriving at Princes Street via Dublin Airport T1, Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 28m.

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The distance between Wicklow and Edinburgh is 326 miles.

The best way to get from Wicklow to Edinburgh without a car is to train and car ferry and Bus which takes 12h 3m and costs €130 - €240.

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It takes approximately 12h 3m to get from Wicklow to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Wicklow to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Wexford Bus, depart from Grand Hotel station.

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Wicklow to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Princes Street station.

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There are 2002+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at £39 per night.

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Map of how to get from Wicklow to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 326.3 miles
  • Duration: 12h 3m

What companies run services between Wicklow, Ireland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Wicklow to Edinburgh. However, you can take the train to Dublin Pearse, take the walk to Dublin Connolly, take the train to Lanyon Place, take the taxi to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan Stena Terminal, take the Bus to Glasgow Buchanan, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, then take the train to Edinburgh. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Wicklow to Edinburgh via Dublin Pearse, Dublin Connolly, Lanyon Place, Belfast, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Ayr station, Ayr, Glasgow Central, and Glasgow Queen Street in around 12h 24m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £110
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £120
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £270
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Dublin to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £430
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£17 - £170
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Wicklow to Dublin Pearse
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
£5 - £8
Flexible
£5 - £8
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Dublin Connolly to Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
£22 - £35
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £29
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£13 - £18
1st Class
£20 - £29
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £26
Website
https://www.scotrail.co.uk/
Standard
£12 - £16
1st Class
£18 - £26
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan Stena Terminal to Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £26
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
£19 - £26
Bus and ferry from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Glasgow Buchanan
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
£27 - £40
Bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Europa Buscentre
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
£21 - £30
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Dodds of Troon
Wexford Bus
Dublin Express
Phone
+353 1 903 9508
Website
dublinexpress.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport T1 to Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7
Website
https://www.dublinexpress.ie/
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0141 352 4444
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
https://www.citylink.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.citylink.co.uk/timetables-service-updates/
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
https://www.citylink.co.uk/
Schedules at
https://www.citylink.co.uk/timetables-service-updates/
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Colley Row to Dublin Busáras
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Email
info.se@stenaline.com
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£36
Website
https://www.stenalinetravel.com/
Passenger
£36
Car Passenger
£139

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