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Overview: Coach from Glasgow to Dublin

distanceDistance192 miles
changesDirect coachNo

Coaches from Glasgow to Dublin cover the 192 miles long route. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Dublin, Airport (Terminal 1 - Zone 2).

Coaches from Glasgow to Dublin

For travellers heading to Dublin from Glasgow, coaches are one of the best options. National Express, the only bus company plying this route, has modern buses customised to offer passengers maximum comfort. Dublin is 192 miles from Glasgow, and the journey lasts slightly over nine hours. To ensure commuters have options, National Express offers both direct and connecting coaches from Glasgow to Dublin. Connecting trips are suitable for travellers who wish to reduce ticket costs. However, the journey may take longer than usual due to the stopovers. 

How long is the journey from Glasgow to Dublin?

National Express buses take an average of close to nine and a half hours to cover the 192-mile distance from Glasgow to Dublin. Nonetheless, the duration for the journey to Dublin from Glasgow can vary depending on the bus, weather, and whether it's a direct or connecting trip. The fastest buses plying this route can get passengers in Dublin within eight and a half hours. With connecting buses, the journey can last up to ten hours.

How many coaches are there from Glasgow to Dublin?

Despite being the only bus company that operates coaches from Glasgow to Dublin, National Express ensures that travellers have multiple options. They have over seventy buses that head to Dublin from Glasgow every week. This translates to around ten coaches per day. Among their coaches are a late-night bus and an early morning bus.

Depending on a travellers preference, they can choose between direct trips and connecting trips. Though connecting trips can take up to ten hours to get to Dublin, they are a better option for commuters on a budget as they are cheaper.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Glasgow to Dublin?

Departure bus station: Travellers heading to Dublin from Glasgow can board buses at the Buchanan Bus Station located in Killermont Street. As the main bus station in Glasgow, getting there is easy as town service buses from all over Glasgow operate from there. At the station, commuters will have access to ATMs, gift shops, restaurants, storage facilities, clean toilets, waiting areas, and WiFi. 

Arrival bus station: Coaches from Glasgow to Dublin drop passengers off at the Dublin Bus Terminal. The station is less than a mile from the city centre, and there is a taxi bay and town service buses that commuters can board to access other parts of Dublin. After the long journey, passengers can enjoy a beverage or meal at one of the restaurants. The station also has ATMs, toilets, stores, and WiFi.

Which coach provider travel from Glasgow to Dublin?

Glasgow and Dublin are almost two hundred miles apart and located in two different countries. As a result, National Express is the only bus company operating coaches from Glasgow to Dublin. There are at least ten of their buses that head to Dublin from Glasgow every day.  Their buses are modern and maintained to the highest of standards to ensure that passengers have a memorable journey.

Among their daily departure is an overnight bus for people who prefer to arrive in Dublin in the morning. Their early morning departure gets passengers in Dublin just in time for dinner.  

National Express Glasgow to Dublin

National Express offers a wide range of travel options to suit the needs of different clients. Though most of their coaches from Glasgow to Dublin are direct, there are also connecting buses. Connecting buses are suitable for commuters who want to minimize travel expenses. However, they should be aware that their journey may take longer.

Glasgow to Dublin Services onboard

National Express commuters do not have to worry much about luggage limitations. For every ticket, up to three pieces of luggage are allowed. The first two should be suitcases that do not weigh over 20kg and with dimensions of 70 × 45 × 30 cm. The other one is a piece of hand luggage of maximum dimensions 45 × 35 × 20 cm that passengers can board with. Travellers with special luggage requirements should communicate before and be prepared to pay extra. When it comes to comfort, National Express leaves nothing to chance. Their coaches are fitted with stylish yet comfortable seats that have ample space between them and a lot of legroom. To keep passengers entertained during the journey, National Express coaches from Glasgow to Dublin have WiFi which can be used to check emails, chat with friends, or stream music. They also have VUER, a digital entertainment service where passengers can access movies and TV programmes. Passengers can plug their device into the available USB power ports. For passengers with a sweet tooth, there are plenty of snacks and drinks available. National Express buses are also wheelchair accessible for travellers with disabilities or mobility issues.  

FAQs: Glasgow to Dublin coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow to Dublin with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Dublin.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow, Hangingshaw Pl (Hampden Park and Ride). When arriving in Dublin, you can end your route in coach stations like Dublin, Airport (Terminal 1 - Zone 2), Dublin, O'Connell Street Upper (The Gresham Hotel) and Aston Quay, Bedford Row.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Dublin, Airport (Terminal 1 - Zone 2), located 9.4 miles (15.1 km) away from the city centre.

Yes, you can take a flight to Dublin from Glasgow.

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