There are 6 ways to get from Belfast to Bunratty Castle by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Red Cow LUAS  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Bunratty 300

$30 - $43

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Bus Citylink  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay 712-X

$34 - $53

Train, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty 300

$53 - $73

Bus Bus Eireann  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12

$62 - $78

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Bunratty Castle 238.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Shannon (SNN) BHD - SNN

$137 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Bunratty Castle is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Bunratty Castle is to drive which takes 3 h 45 min and costs £35 - £60.

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The distance between Belfast and Bunratty Castle is 284 km. The road distance is 381 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Belfast to Bunratty Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Bunratty Castle. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Bunratty via Dublin Airport and Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Bunratty Castle, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Bunratty Castle via Dublin Airport, Red Cow LUAS, Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride, and Bunratty in around 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Aer Lingus, British Airways and two other airlines fly from Belfast to Bunratty Castle every 4 hours.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Shannon via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Tallaght, Luas Red Cow Park and Ride to Bunratty
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Bunratty
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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