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

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Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Castlebar Train Station Westport Service

$89 - $124

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Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lurgan Loughview Park and Ride Lough Road to Enniskillen 261 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Ballina, Ballina Bus Station 458

$52 - $69

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Bus via Dublin City South, Hawkin's Street  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Gmit 720
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Rd to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar 52

$57 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Castlebar 177.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Knock (NOC) BHD - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar

$56 - $313

Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Knock (NOC) BFS - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar

$59 - $307

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Castlebar. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar via Dublin Airport, Dublin City South, Burgh Quay and Dublin Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Castlebar is 146 miles. The road distance is 177.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Castlebar without a car is to train which takes 6 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Belfast to Castlebar, including transfers.

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Belfast to Castlebar bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Castlebar is to train which takes 6 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Knock Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Belfast to Castlebar bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Castlebar is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Belfast to Castlebar.

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Ryanair and Flybe offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Knock Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Castlebar.
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  • Distance: 146.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Belfast to Castlebar via Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, and Heuston in around 6 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Castlebar via Dublin Airport, Dublin City South, Hawkin's Street, Dublin City South, Burgh Quay, Gmit, and Dublin Rd in around 7 h 24 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Castlebar Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
irishrail.ie
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Gmit
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Ballina, Ballina Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Lurgan Loughview Park and Ride Lough Road to Enniskillen
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$15 - $22

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs .

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