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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Dublin

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Trains from Glasgow to Dublin cover the 192 miles long route with our travel partners like Virgin Trains. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Dublin Connolly.

Train providers: Virgin Trains trains Glasgow to Dublin

Travel on Virgin Trains trains from Glasgow to Dublin at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

    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.

    FAQs: Glasgow to Dublin train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Dublin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Dublin.
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    When taking a train from Glasgow to Dublin, you can count on Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Dublin. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Glasgow to Dublin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your route from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Airport. When arriving in Dublin, you can end your trip in train stations like Dublin Connolly, Dublin Heuston and Dublin Pearse.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dublin Connolly, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

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

    Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Dublin

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    Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Glasgow for your journey to Dublin.
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    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
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    Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
    Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
    Glasgow Airport
    Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
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    Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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    Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
    High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
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    Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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    Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
    Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
    Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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