Trains from Glasgow to Dublin

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The cheapest trains

from Glasgow
to Dublin

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

£61

Average

£61

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Dublin will cost around £ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.

Cheapest
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11:30Glasgow Central10h45 22:15Dublin
1 change
£611One-way

Train Times

Glasgow to Dublin

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11:30Glasgow Central10h45 22:15Dublin
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Wed
Sep 18
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£44National Express
£19Ryanair
Thu
Sep 19
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£22Ryanair
Fri
Sep 20
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£151Aer Lingus
Sat
Sep 21
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£46Ryanair
Sun
Sep 22
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£40National Express
£81Ryanair
Mon
Sep 23
£57Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£10Ryanair
Tue
Sep 24
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£15Ryanair
Wed
Sep 25
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£11Ryanair
Thu
Sep 26
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£30Ryanair
Fri
Sep 27
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£81Ryanair
Sat
Sep 28
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£19Ryanair
Sun
Sep 29
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£40National Express
£131Aer Lingus
Mon
Sep 30
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£10Ryanair
Tue
Oct 1
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£87Aer Lingus
Wed
Oct 2
Find prices
£39National Express
£10Ryanair
Thu
Oct 3
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£40National Express
£10Ryanair
Fri
Oct 4
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£30Ryanair
Sat
Oct 5
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£36Ryanair
Sun
Oct 6
Find prices
£40National Express
£150Aer Lingus
Mon
Oct 7
£58Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail
£39National Express
£81Ryanair

The fastest trains

from Glasgow
to Dublin

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

10 h 45 m

Average

10 h 45 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

309 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Dublin without changing at least 1 times.

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11:30Glasgow Central10h45 22:15Dublin
1 change
£611One-way

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Journey Summary

Glasgow to Dublin Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
10 hours 29 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £57
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Trains arrive in:Dublin
Distance:309 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail, Arriva Trains Wales

Trains from Glasgow to Dublin

There is a regular daily train service running from Glasgow to Dublin, with three trains on weekdays and at least one daily train service every Saturday and Sunday. The distance between the two cities is approximately 240 miles, however, journeys combining boat and train from Glasgow cover more distance as all ferries to Dublin depart from Holyhead in Anglesey.

Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Dublin?

Journey times from Glasgow to Dublin can vary, depending on times of connections and services are provided by Larnród Éireann (Irish Rail), Virgin Trains and Arriva Wales. This journey also requires a ferry crossing from Holyhead, and arrives at Dublin Port. Most train services to Dublin require three changes, which can impact considerably on journey times and mean passengers have to wait for connections.

How long is the train from Glasgow to Dublin?

Weekday boat trains from Glasgow to Dublin can take from just over 8 hours to 10 hours 45 minutes, while weekend journeys with Arriva Wales take around 8 hours 30 minutes.  The ferry crossing from Holyhead to Dublin Port can take around 2 hours 15 minutes, and this is factored into the total journey time.

How many trains are there from Glasgow to Dublin?

There are around three trains from Glasgow Central Railway Station to Dublin on weekdays, but only one at weekends.

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

Departure train station: Glasgow Central Railway Station is located on Gordon Street in the centre of the city and is the departure station for all trains to Dublin. The station has a first class lounge which is an ideal place for business travellers to relax prior to journeys, there are also restaurant and dining outlets in the station. Facilities include baby changing area, ATMs, and luggage trolleys.

Arrival train station: All boat train passengers from Glasgow to Dublin arrive at Dublin Port, which is also a major freight hub and cruise port. The port is situated about two miles from the city centre and frequent trams make it an easy matter to travel to the city in the speediest time possible. The port is a very busy passenger hub, handling almost two million travellers in the year 2018, and has all the amenities expected by sophisticated passengers.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
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Amenities

Refreshments
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