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There are 3 ways to get from Ballymena to Newry by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 44m

  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 Newry Train Station Enterprise Service

$32 - $44

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Bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Ballymena Bus Center to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 219 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Loughbrickland Mace Shop 238 / ...

$22 - $32

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Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Ballymena to Newry 64.6 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Ballymena to Newry is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Ballymena to Newry is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballymena to Newry. However, there are services departing from Ballymena Bus Center and arriving at Newry via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Loughbrickland Mace Shop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Ballymena and Newry is 48 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ballymena to Newry without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Ballymena to Newry, including transfers.

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Ballymena to Newry bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Ballymena Bus Center station.

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The best way to get from Ballymena to Newry is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £25 and takes 2h 58m.

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Ballymena to Newry bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Loughbrickland Mace Shop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballymena to Newry is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Ballymena to Newry.

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  • Distance: 47.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

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

You can take a train from Ballymena to Newry via Belfast Central station, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station, and Newry Train Station in around 2h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ballymena to Newry via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Loughbrickland Mace Shop in around 2h 58m.

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
45m
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
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $13
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Loughbrickland Mace Shop
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $12

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