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There are 5 ways to get from Belfast to Castlecomer by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Carlow

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
  2. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Castlecomer

3 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Glengall Street to Dublin Airport
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Castlecomer

Bus via Dublin

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Castlecomer

Drive

  1. Drive from Belfast to Castlecomer
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Castlecomer is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Castlecomer is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Castlecomer is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Ireland.

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Castlecomer is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 5h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Belfast to Castlecomer is to drive. Taking this option will cost £26 - £40 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Castlecomer. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Glengall Street and arriving at Castlecomer via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Belfast and Castlecomer is 216 km. The road distance is 268.8 km.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Castlecomer without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Belfast to Castlecomer, including transfers.

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Belfast to Castlecomer bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Glengall Street station.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Castlecomer is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £30 and takes 5h 3m.

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Belfast to Castlecomer bus services, operated by J.J.Kavanagh & Sons, arrive at Castlecomer station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Castlecomer is 269 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Belfast to Castlecomer.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Castlecomer.
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  • Distance: 216.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Castlecomer, IE-KK, Ireland?

You can take a train from Belfast to Castlecomer via Connolly, Busáras, Heuston, Heuston, and Carlow in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Castlecomer via Dublin Airport in around 5h 3m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€15 - €18
Flexible
€20 - €23
Train from Heuston to Carlow
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
€10 - €13
Flexible
€12 - €15
Bus operators
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Email
info@jjkavanagh.ie
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Castlecomer
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Bus from Dublin Airport to Castlecomer
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
J.J.Kavanagh & Sons
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Phone
+353 56 8831189
Email
info@bkavcoaches.com
Website
bernardkavanaghcoaches.com
Bus from Dublin City South, Georges Quay to Castlecomer
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Bus from Dublin, Halfpenny Bridge to Castlecomer
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Bernard Kavanagh & Sons
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Glengall Street to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
Aircoach
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk

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