There are 3 ways to get from Ballymena to Ballyclare by bus, taxi or car

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Line 149 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 149 bus from Ballymena to Ballyclare 149

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ballymena to Ballyclare 14.5 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Ballymena to Ballyclare 14.5 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ballymena and arriving at Ballyclare. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Ballymena and Ballyclare is 13 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ballymena to Ballyclare without a car is to line 149 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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The line 149 bus from Ballymena to Ballyclare takes 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ballymena to Ballyclare bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Ballymena station.

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Ballymena to Ballyclare bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Ballyclare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballymena to Ballyclare is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Ballymena to Ballyclare.

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There are 519+ hotels available in Ballyclare. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ballymena to Ballyclare.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Ballymena, Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland and Ballyclare, Northern Ireland?

Translink UK operates a bus from Ballymena to Ballyclare twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 50 min.

Bus operators
Translink UK
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Taxi from Ballymena to Ballyclare
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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