There are 5 ways to get from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ballymena station to Antrim 3
  2. Take the bus from Antrim Bus Center to Belfast Aldergrove International Airport 109a

$10 - $15

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Line 219 bus, bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 219 bus from Ballymena Bus Center to Antrim Bus Center 219 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antrim Bus Center to Belfast Aldergrove International Airport 109a

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) 15 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) 15 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport 15 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS). However, there are services departing from Ballymena Bus Center and arriving at Belfast Aldergrove International Airport via Antrim Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Ballymena and Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) is 14 miles. The road distance is 15 miles.

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The best way to get from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS), including transfers.

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Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Ballymena Bus Center station.

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Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Belfast Aldergrove International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) is 15 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS).

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Map of how to get from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS).
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Ballymena, Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland and Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS), Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) via Antrim Bus Center in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Ballymena station to Antrim
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Antrim Bus Center to Belfast Aldergrove International Airport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$4 - $6
Bus from Ballymena Bus Center to Antrim Bus Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$5 - $8
Other operators
Taxi from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ballymena to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport
Estimated price
$45 - $65

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