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There are 4 ways to get from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey by train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 2 train  •  16m

  1. Take the line 2 train from Carrickfergus to Whiteabbey 2

£4 - £6

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Line 563 bus  •  23m

  1. Take the line 563 bus from Carrickfergus Joymount to Whiteabbey Northern Regional College 563 / ...

£3 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  9m

  1. Take a taxi from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey 6.2 miles

£16 - £20

Drive  •  9m

  1. Drive from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey 6.2 miles

£1 - £2

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The cheapest way to get from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carrickfergus Joymount and arriving at Whiteabbey Northern Regional College. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Carrickfergus and arriving at Whiteabbey. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16m.

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The distance between Carrickfergus and Newtownabbey is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey without a car is to line 2 train which takes 16m and costs £4 - £6.

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The line 2 train from Carrickfergus to Whiteabbey takes 16m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Carrickfergus Joymount station.

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Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey train services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Carrickfergus station.

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The best way to get from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey is to line 2 train which takes 16m and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 563 bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23m.

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Map of how to get from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 16m

What companies run services between Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland and Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland?

Translink UK operates a train from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 16m. Alternatively, Translink UK operates a bus from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 23m.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Carrickfergus to Whiteabbey
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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 Carrickfergus Joymount to Whiteabbey Northern Regional College
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
£3 - £5
Other operators
Taxi from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey
Ave. Duration
9m
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Value Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9080 9080
Website
valuecabs.co.uk
Castle Cabs
Phone
+44 28 9024 1111

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Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Whiteabbey Northern Regional College station.

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Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Whiteabbey station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey is 6 miles. It takes approximately 9m to drive from Carrickfergus to Newtownabbey.

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There are 662+ hotels available in Newtownabbey. Prices start at £57 per night.

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