There are 5 ways to get from Castlerock to Portrush by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Castlerock station to Coleraine station
  2. Take the train from Coleraine to Portrush Train Station 3

$11 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 134 bus, line 139 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 134 bus from Castlerock Castle Walk to Coleraine Bus Center 134 / ...
  2. Take the line 139 bus from Coleraine Bus Center to Portrush Dunluce Avenue 139 / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train, line 139 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Castlerock station to Coleraine station
  2. Take the line 139 bus from Coleraine Bus Center to Portrush Dunluce Avenue 139 / ...

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Castlerock to Portrush 11.8 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Castlerock to Portrush 11.8 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Castlerock to Portrush is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Castlerock to Portrush is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castlerock to Portrush. However, there are services departing from Castlerock Castle Walk and arriving at Portrush Dunluce Avenue via Coleraine Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Castlerock station to Portrush station. However, there are services departing from Castlerock station and arriving at Portrush Train Station via Coleraine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Castlerock and Portrush is 6 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Castlerock to Portrush without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Castlerock to Portrush, including transfers.

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Castlerock to Portrush bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Castlerock Castle Walk station.

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Map of how to get from Castlerock to Portrush.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Castlerock, Northern Ireland and Portrush, Northern Ireland?

You can take a train from Castlerock to Portrush via Coleraine station and Coleraine in around 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Castlerock to Portrush via Coleraine Bus Center in around 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Castlerock station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Coleraine to Portrush Train Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Coleraine Bus Center to Portrush Dunluce Avenue
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$4 - $6
Bus from Castlerock Castle Walk to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$4 - $6
Other operators
Taxi from Castlerock to Portrush
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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