There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 27 min
$6 - $9
Line 563 bus • 38 min
$5 - $8
2 alternative options
Taxi • 14 min
$30 - $45
Drive • 14 min
$2 - $4
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.
The quickest way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 14 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belfast Laganside Buscentre and arriving at Carrickfergus Joymount. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from York Street and arriving at Downshire. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.
The distance between Belfast and Carrickfergus is 10 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.
The best way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £7.
The train from York Street to Downshire takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Belfast to Carrickfergus bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Belfast Laganside Buscentre station.
Belfast to Carrickfergus train services, operated by Translink UK, depart from York Street station.
The best way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 563 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 38 min.
What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland?
Translink UK operates a train from Belfast to Carrickfergus hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Translink UK operates a bus from Belfast to Carrickfergus hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 38 min.
Bus from Belfast Laganside Buscentre to Carrickfergus Joymount
- Ave. Duration
- 38 min
- Estimated price
- $5 - $8
- Schedules at
- $5 - $8
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More Questions & Answers
Belfast to Carrickfergus bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Carrickfergus Joymount station.
Belfast to Carrickfergus train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Downshire station.
Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Carrickfergus is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Belfast to Carrickfergus.
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