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Recommended option

Bus, line 3 train, train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. 3

$15 - $24

4 alternative options

Line 219 bus, line 563 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. 219 / ...
  2. 563 / ...

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 19.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. 19.8 miles

$55 - $80

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

You can take a bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickfergus via Antrim Bus Center, Belfast Bridge Street, and Belfast Laganside Buscentre in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Whiteabbey
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Whiteabbey to Downshire
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Belfast Aldergrove International Airport to Antrim Bus Center
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$4 - $6
Bus from Antrim Bus Center to Belfast Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$6 - $10
Bus from Belfast Laganside Buscentre to Carrickfergus Joymount
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$5 - $8
Other operators
Taxi from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickfergus
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Carrickfergus
Estimated price
$55 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) and Carrickfergus is 27 km. The road distance is 32 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickfergus is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickfergus is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £45 - £55.

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickfergus. However, there are services departing from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport and arriving at Carrickfergus Joymount via Antrim Bus Center and Belfast Laganside Buscentre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickfergus, including transfers.