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

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Castlebar Westport Service

$90 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus via Dublin Airport  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar 456 / ...

$51 - $71

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 54 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

$54 - $69

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 - $314

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 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Castlebar is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Castlebar is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3 h 18 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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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Belfast to Castlebar, including transfers.

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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 and Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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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, Galway Coach Station, and Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station in around 8 h 11 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to 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, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h
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, Wednesday, 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, Wednesday, 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 Central to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Castlebar
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$18 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $22
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Stephen Garvey Way Castlebar
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $24
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 - $9
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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