There are 3 ways to get from Belfast to Rathfriland by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 29 bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Banbridge 238 / ...
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Banbridge to Rathfriland 29 / ...

$13 - $19

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Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Belfast to Rathfriland 31.3 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Rathfriland 31.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Rathfriland is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Rathfriland is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Rathfriland. However, there are services departing from Belfast Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Rathfriland via Banbridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Rathfriland is 27 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Rathfriland without a car is to bus and line 29 bus which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Belfast to Rathfriland, including transfers.

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

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Belfast to Rathfriland bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Rathfriland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Rathfriland is 31 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Belfast to Rathfriland.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Rathfriland. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Rathfriland.
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  • Distance: 26.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Belfast to Rathfriland via Banbridge in around 2 h 6 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 Banbridge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $12
Bus from Banbridge to Rathfriland
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$5 - $8
Other operators
Taxi from Belfast to Rathfriland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111

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