The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Dublin will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 50.
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4 h 58 m
4 h 58 m
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It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Dublin without changing at least once.
|Distance||192 miles (309 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£49 (€55)|
|Train companies||Avanti West Coast, Arriva Trains Wales or Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail|
Trains from Glasgow to Dublin cover the 192 miles (309 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 58 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Arriva Trains Wales or Iarnród Éireann – Irish Rail. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £47.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel by train between Glasgow, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
The government of Ireland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dublin from Glasgow closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Ireland to United Kingdom is: Fully open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Glasgow from Dublin.
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