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

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Bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400 / ...

$9 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly 8

$35 - $55

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Belfast to Dublin 105.6 miles

$23 - $35

Shuttle  •  2h 25m

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

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Dublin is to bus which costs £7 - £27 and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Dublin is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Dublin. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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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 2h 10m.

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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 bus which takes 1h 50m and costs £7 - £27.

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The bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Belfast to Dublin bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, 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 bus which takes 1h 50m and costs £7 - £27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

Dublin Coach operates a bus from Belfast to Dublin hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Belfast to Dublin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
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
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$23 - $35

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Belfast to Dublin bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Dublin station.

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

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

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