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

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Line 219 bus, bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 219 bus from Antrim Bus Center to Ballymena Bus Center 219 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ballymena to Ballycastle Marine Corner 217 / ...

$17 - $26

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Train, bus  •  3 h 19 min

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

$18 - $27

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle 43.1 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle 43.1 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Ballycastle 43.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle. However, there are services departing from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport and arriving at Ballycastle Marine Corner via Antrim Bus Center and Ballymena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) and Ballycastle is 38 miles. The road distance is 43.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle without a car is to line 219 bus and bus which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle, including transfers.

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

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Ballycastle Marine Corner station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle is 43 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle.

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Map of how to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS), Northern Ireland and Ballycastle, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle via Antrim Bus Center, Ballymena Bus Center, and Ballymena in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Ballymena station
Ave. Duration
17 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 Ballymena Bus Center
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$5 - $8
Bus from Ballymena to Ballycastle Marine Corner
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $12
Other operators
Taxi from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Ballycastle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Ballycastle
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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