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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 102 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the line 102 bus from Dublin Airport to Malahide, Saint Sylvester's Church 102

$22 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Drogheda Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Drogheda to Malahide Drogheda/Dundalk Service / ...

$38 - $53

Bus, line 42 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Outside Connolly Station to Malahide, Saint Sylvester's Church 42

$25 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Malahide 98.3 miles

$21 - $35

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

You can take a bus from Belfast to Malahide via Dublin Airport in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast to Malahide via Drogheda in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast Central to Drogheda
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Drogheda to Malahide
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
irishrail.ie
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
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Malahide, Saint Sylvester's Church
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Outside Connolly Station to Malahide, Saint Sylvester's Church
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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 Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast and Malahide is 128 km. The road distance is 157 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Malahide is to bus and line 102 bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 2 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Malahide is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £15 - £23.

No, there is no direct train from Belfast to Malahide. However, there are services departing from Belfast Central and arriving at Malahide via Drogheda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Malahide. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Malahide, Saint Sylvester's Church via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Belfast to Malahide, including transfers.