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

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Bus, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport to Lisburn 109a
  2. Take the train from Lisburn Train Station to Dundalk Enterprise Service

$24 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 56 min

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

$31 - $44

Bus, line 160 bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport to Lisburn
  2. Take the bus from Hillsborough War Memorial to Newry 238
  3. Take the line 160 bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Dundalk, Dundalk Bus Station Long Walk 160 / ...

$25 - $37

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk 59 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk station. However, there are services departing from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport and arriving at Dundalk, Dundalk Bus Station Long Walk via Lisburn, Hillsborough War Memorial and Newry, Newry Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) and Dundalk is 47 miles. The road distance is 59 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs £18 - £27.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk, including transfers.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Belfast Aldergrove International Airport station.

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The best way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £23 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 160 bus, which costs £19 - £29 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Dundalk, Dundalk Bus Station Long Walk.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk.

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Map of how to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk.
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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk via Antrim Bus Center, Antrim, Belfast Central station, and Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station in around 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Dundalk via Lisburn, Hillsborough War Memorial, and Newry, Newry Bus Station in around 4 h 34 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 - $28
Website
irishrail.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Belfast Central station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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 Lisburn
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $10
Bus from Hillsborough War Memorial to Newry
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $12
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Dundalk, Dundalk Bus Station Long Walk
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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