There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Malin Head by train, bus, plane or ferry

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Train, travel  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Bellarena station
  2. Travel from Bellarena station to Malin Head

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derry, Water Street to The Diamond Carndonagh 933 / ...

$26 - $37

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Bus via St.Mary's Road Buncrana  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buncrana to Malin Head 955

Fly, bus, ferry, travel  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal)
  3. Take the ferry from Kennacraig Ferry Terminal to Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal
  4. Travel from Port Ellen Islay Ferry Terminal to Malin Head

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Malin Head is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Malin Head is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Malin Head is 80 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Malin Head without a car is to train and travel which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Belfast to Malin Head, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Malin Head. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Malin Head.
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  • Distance: 79.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Malin Head, Ulster, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Malin Head via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre, Derry, Water Street, and Carndonagh in around 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Bellarena station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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 Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
John McGinley
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Derry, Water Street to The Diamond Carndonagh
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Derry to The Diamond Carndonagh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Bus from Buncrana to Malin Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
locallink.ie
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal)
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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