There are 4 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 Central to Drogheda Enterprise Service

$27 - $40

3 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 / ...

$30 - $39

Bus, line 160 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Newry 238 / ...
  2. Take the line 160 bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Dundalk, Dundalk Bus Station Long Walk 160 / ...

$29 - $36

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

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The train from Belfast Central to Drogheda takes 1 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 Central 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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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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
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
Bus from Newry, Newry Bus Station to Dundalk, Dundalk Bus Station Long Walk
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Newry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$10 - $15

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