There are 3 ways to get from Ballycastle to Dublin by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballycastle Marine Corner to Ballymena 217 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballymena Bus Center to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 219 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel X1

$34 - $60

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballycastle Marine Corner to Ballymena 217 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ballymena station to Belfast Central station 3
  3. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly

$52 - $79

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Ballycastle to Dublin 160.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Ballycastle to Dublin is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballycastle to Dublin is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Ballycastle and Dublin is 130 miles. The road distance is 160.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Ballycastle to Dublin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballycastle to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Ballycastle Marine Corner and arriving at The Gresham Hotel via Ballymena Bus Center and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Ballycastle, Northern Ireland and Dublin, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Ballycastle to Dublin via Ballymena, Ballymena Bus Center, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Ballymena station to Belfast Central station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Ballycastle Marine Corner to Ballymena
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $12
Bus from Ballymena Bus Center to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$9 - $13
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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