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

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Line 256 bus, line 162 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Bridge Street to Larne Bus Station 256
  2. Take the line 162 bus from Larne Bus Station to Carnlough 162

$12 - $19

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Train, line 162 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from York Street to Larne Town
  2. Take the line 162 bus from Larne Bus Station to Carnlough 162

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Belfast to Carnlough 33.9 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Carnlough 33.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Carnlough is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Carnlough is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Carnlough. However, there are services departing from Belfast Bridge Street and arriving at Carnlough via Larne Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Carnlough is 28 miles. The road distance is 33.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Carnlough without a car is to line 256 bus and line 162 bus which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Belfast to Carnlough, including transfers.

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Belfast to Carnlough bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Belfast Bridge Street station.

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Belfast to Carnlough bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Carnlough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Carnlough is 34 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Belfast to Carnlough.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Carnlough. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Carnlough.
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  • Distance: 27.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Carnlough, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Carnlough via Larne Bus Station in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from York Street to Larne Town
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Larne Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11
Bus from Larne Bus Station to Carnlough
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$5 - $9
Other operators
Taxi from Belfast to Carnlough
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111

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