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There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Magherafelt by bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Castledawson Park and Ride 212

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Belfast to Magherafelt 34.9 miles

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Belfast to Magherafelt 34.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Magherafelt 34.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Magherafelt is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Magherafelt is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Magherafelt. However, there are services departing from Belfast Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Magherafelt via Castledawson Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Magherafelt is 30 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Magherafelt without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £9 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Belfast to Magherafelt, including transfers.

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Belfast to Magherafelt bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Belfast Europa Bus Centre station.

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Belfast to Magherafelt bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Castledawson Park and Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Magherafelt is 35 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Belfast to Magherafelt.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Magherafelt. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 29.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

Translink UK operates a bus from Belfast to Magherafelt hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 49 min.

Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Castledawson Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$9 - $14
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Belfast to Magherafelt
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Belfast to Magherafelt
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Belfast and Magherafelt. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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