There are 4 ways to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross by bus, train or car

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Bus, train, line 166 bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport to Lisburn
  2. Take the train from Lisburn Train Station to Dundalk
  3. Take the line 166 bus from Dundalk to Carrickmacross 166

$32 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to South Bypass 32

$41 - $58

Train, line 166 bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Dundalk Enterprise Service
  2. Take the line 166 bus from Dundalk to Carrickmacross 166

$39 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross 72.5 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross. However, there are services departing from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport and arriving at South Bypass via Antrim Bus Center, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) and Carrickmacross is 52 miles. The road distance is 72.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross without a car is to bus and train and line 166 bus which takes 4 h 34 min and costs £24 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross, including transfers.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at South Bypass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Carrickmacross. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross.
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  • Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Carrickmacross via Antrim Bus Center, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, and Dublin Airport in around 5 h 13 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Lisburn Train Station to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
irishrail.ie
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 Lisburn
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $10
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dundalk to Carrickmacross
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to South Bypass
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie

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