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There are 3 ways to get from Belfast to Drogheda by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Drogheda Enterprise Service

$27 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Drogheda, Drogheda Bus Station 101 / ...

$29 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Drogheda 74.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Drogheda is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Drogheda is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Drogheda station. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Drogheda, Drogheda Bus Station via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station station and arriving at Drogheda. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Drogheda is 63 miles. The road distance is 74.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Drogheda without a car is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £20 - £29.

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The train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Drogheda takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Belfast to Drogheda train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Drogheda is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £20 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Drogheda.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Belfast to Drogheda every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Drogheda via Dublin Airport in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Drogheda, Drogheda Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Belfast to Drogheda bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Drogheda, Drogheda Bus Station.

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Belfast to Drogheda train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Drogheda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Drogheda is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to drive from Belfast to Drogheda.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Drogheda. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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