There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Antrim by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Antrim 3

$20 - $25

Cheapest option

Line 219 bus, line 121 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 219 bus from Belfast Bridge Street to Antrim Bus Center 219 / ...
  2. Take the line 121 bus from Antrim Bus Center to Antrim Cunningham Way 121

$10 - $15

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Belfast to Antrim 17.5 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Antrim 17.5 miles

$3 - $6

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Antrim, Antrim and Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland?

Translink UK operates a train from Belfast to Antrim twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Antrim via Antrim Bus Center in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Antrim
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
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 Bridge Street to Antrim Bus Center
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$6 - $10
Bus from Antrim Bus Center to Antrim Cunningham Way
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$3 - $6
Other operators
Taxi from Belfast to Antrim
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast and Antrim is 21 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Antrim is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Antrim is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £40 - £50.

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Antrim. However, there are services departing from Belfast Bridge Street and arriving at Antrim Cunningham Way via Antrim Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 33 min to get from Belfast to Antrim, including transfers.