There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Dublin by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

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

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel 705-x / ...

$16 - $35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Dublin 105.6 miles

$23 - $35

Shuttle  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station X1 / ...

$23 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at The Gresham Hotel. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station station and arriving at Connolly. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Dublin is 89 miles. The road distance is 105.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Dublin without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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The train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Belfast to Dublin 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 Dublin is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Belfast to Dublin bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at The Gresham Hotel station.

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

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Belfast to Dublin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Aircoach operates a bus from Belfast to Dublin every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Bus Eireann also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$23 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Dublin is 106 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from Belfast to Dublin.

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There are 1188+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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