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There are 5 ways to get from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended

Line 2 train, bus

  1. Take the line 2 train from Carrickfergus to Belfast Great Victoria Street
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Belfast

Cheapest

Line 563 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 563 bus from Carrickfergus Joymount to Belfast CastleCourt
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Queen Street to Belfast

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station)

Drive

  1. Drive from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport
Carrickfergus → Belfast (Station)
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The cheapest way to get from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £40 - £55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station). However, there are services departing from Carrickfergus Joymount and arriving at Belfast via Belfast Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 42m.

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The distance between Carrickfergus and Belfast (Station) is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) without a car is to line 2 train and bus which takes 1h 39m and costs £9 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station), including transfers.

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Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Carrickfergus Joymount station.

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Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Belfast station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) is 20 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station).

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Map of how to get from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station).
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland and Belfast (Station), Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station) via Belfast CastleCourt and Belfast Queen Street in around 1h 42m.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Carrickfergus to Belfast Great Victoria Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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 Belfast
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Carrickfergus Joymount to Belfast CastleCourt
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Queen Street to Belfast
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Station)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Mahoods Taxis
Phone
+44 28 9336 2727
Fergus Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9335 5442
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Carrickfergus to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £90

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