14 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

14 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

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14 days in United Kingdom & Ireland Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
flight:  4​h 30​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h
2
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
train:  6​h
3
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
ferry + Bus:  6​h
4
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 30​min
5
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  4​h
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You've added An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies, Kilmainham Gaol, Trinity College Dublin, and other attractions to your itinerary. Dublin Castle and Saint Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Storehouse and wander the streets of Temple Bar.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dublin route planner .

New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Dublin. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Dublin reach 59°F and lows reach 43°F. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cliffs of Moher, Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and Quay Street. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cliffs of Moher.

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Drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Belfast.

Things to do in Galway

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Cliffs of Moher
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop ©
Charlie Byrne's Bookshop
Quay Street ©
Quay Street

2
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Game of Thrones Tours has been added to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip tool .

Traveling by car from Galway to Belfast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 47°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Glasgow.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Game of Thrones Tours ©
Game of Thrones Tours

1
night
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Necropolis as well as Glasgow West End. On the 10th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at The Necropolis and then take a stroll through Glasgow West End.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Glasgow trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Belfast to Glasgow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Inverness.

Things to do in Glasgow

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Glasgow West End ©
Glasgow West End
The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis

2
nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes RZSS Highland Wildlife Park as well as The Malt Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park and then get a taste of local nightlife at The Malt Room.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Inverness tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Glasgow to Inverness by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Inverness

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park, Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition ©
Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park ©
RZSS Highland Wildlife Park
The Malt Room ©
The Malt Room

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Real Mary King's Close, Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, and then catch all the local highlights with Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner .

You can drive from Inverness to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

few
hours
London, United Kingdom

London
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London holiday planner.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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