Northern Ireland to Scotland by Coach

via Belfast to Cairnryan with Ulsterbus and Citylink from £35 single


Take the coach from Northern Ireland to Scotland with Ulsterbus, Citylink and Stena Line. Look forward to comfortable travel at great prices. Book online today.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION: On Citylink/Ulsterbus express coach services between Belfast and Scotland only children aged 3 years and under will be carried free of charge. Any child aged 15 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult throughout the journey. If the child is not going to be accompanied by an adult, then it will not be possible to travel. Passengers aged 16 or 17 may only travel unaccompanied if in possession of written permission to travel from a parent or guardian and this must be presented at check-in.

Ulsterbus & Citylink to/from Scotland

For Ulsterbus/Citylink please select the appropriate option in the booking panel above and book online.


Northern Ireland - Ulsterbus

Bookings may be made in person at your local Ulsterbus depot


Scotland - Citylink

Bookings may be made in person at Citylink travel centres within the Bus Stations in Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness and Edinburgh and in the Visitor Information Centre in Edinburgh. Citylink Agents can also be found throughout Scotland.

Service: 923 To Ayr & Glasgow 

until further notice


 Location Dep./Arr.        Daily (07:30 ferry departure)Daily (11:30 ferry departure)Daily (15:30 ferry departure)
Dublin (Busarus) X2 Feeder serviceDep.-03.0007.00
Derry / Londonderry (Foyle Street Bus Station) 212 Feeder ServiceDep.-06.0012.00
Belfast (Europa Bus Centre)Dep.06:3010:2014.20
Belfast (Stena Line Terminal - VT4)Dep.07:3011:3015:30
Cairnryan (Stena Line Terminal)Arr.09:5213:5217:52
Cairnryan (Stena Line Terminal)Dep.10:1514:1518:15
Ayr (Sandgate Bus Stn)Arr.11:3015:3019:30
Glasgow (Buchanan St Bus Stn)Arr.12:2516:3520:20



Please check in at least 30 minutes before departure. Timetable subject to change without notice, please confirm at time of booking.
* Applies to Advance single fare on service 923 for travel to Ayr or Glasgow from Belfast (or vice versa) on selected dates.

  • Advance fares must be booked at least 2 days before departure and are non-amendable and non-refundable but may be upgraded to the standard fare. May not be available during peak times.
  • 25 December & 1 January - No services will operate.
  • 26 December & 1 January 06:30 and 10:30 departures will not operate and £10 supplement will apply to 14:30 departure.