There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus by train, bus, taxi or car
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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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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Belfast to Carrickfergus?
The distance between Belfast and Carrickfergus is 15 km. The road distance is 17 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus?
The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus?
The quickest way to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs £26 - £32.
Is there a direct train between Belfast and Carrickfergus?
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.
Is there a direct bus between Belfast and Carrickfergus?
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.
How long does it take to get from Belfast to Carrickfergus?
The train from York Street to Downshire takes 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.