There are 3 ways to get from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ballymena Bus Center to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 219 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x

$24 - $33

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Ballymena station to Belfast Central station 3
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service

$49 - $72

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) 126.2 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB). However, there are services departing from Ballymena Bus Center and arriving at Dublin Airport via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ballymena and Dublin Airport (DUB) is 100 miles. The road distance is 126.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB), including transfers.

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Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Ballymena Bus Center station.

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The best way to get from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) is to bus which takes 2 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Dublin Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB).

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Map of how to get from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB).
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  • Distance: 99.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

What companies run services between Ballymena, Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland and Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland?

You can take a bus from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Belfast, Europa Bus Centre in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ballymena to Dublin Airport (DUB) via Belfast Central station, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, Connolly, and Jury's Inn Custom House Quay in around 4 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 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 Ballymena Bus Center to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $13
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie

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