Travel from Ireland to Scotland

Quick Finder

Search Accommodation

Or
Check-in
Check-out
Room 1
Child Ages
Advanced Search

Search What's On

Or type a Location/Postcode
Start Date
End Date

Search things to do

Or type a Location/Postcode

Search Food & Drink

Or type a Location/Postcode

Information Line

Book online or call:

0845 859 1006

Outside the UK call

+44(0)131 524 2121

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm;
Saturday and Sunday - closed

*calls may be recorded

Advertisement
Journey Planner
  • A modern ferry crusies on a calm blue sea
    Travelling to Scotland from Ireland by ferry is a popular choice

Scotland enjoys excellent travel links with Ireland with frequent sailings and flights between major ferry ports and airports.

Ferries

Travelling by ferry from the major ports of Belfast and Larne to Cairnryan or Troon in the southwest of Scotland is a popular option for visitors from Ireland. The ferries on these routes are modern and well-equipped and sail several times daily. Crossing times are between 1 and 2 hours, depending on the route and service.

The port of Troon in Ayrshire is approximately 35 miles from Glasgow while Loch Ryan Port, Cairnryan in Dumfries & Galloway is around 80 miles away. Both enjoy good road, rail and bus links with Glasgow.

From Belfast

From Larne

Flights

There are regular flights from Dublin, Donegal, Cork, Knock and Shannon to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Prestwick Airports. You can search for flights on comparison sites such as SkyScanner, Travel Supermarket and Cheapflights.

Share