There are 8 ways to get from Doolin to Belfast by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Hotel Doolin to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 350
  2. Take the bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport 760 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$48 - $68

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Galway to Heuston Galway Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service

$179 - $238

Bus, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Hotel Doolin to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 350
  2. Take the train from Galway to Heuston
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$80 - $110

Bus via Cavan  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Hotel Doolin to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 350
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station 65
  3. Take the bus from Cavan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 271

$64 - $81

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Doolin to Belfast 242.9 miles

$50 - $80

Bus to Shannon, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Doolin to Ennis Bus Station
  2. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) SNN - BFS

$63 - $312

Bus to Shannon, fly to Belfast City  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Doolin to Ennis Bus Station
  2. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Belfast City (BHD) SNN - BHD

$150 - $508

Bus, bus to Knock, fly to Belfast City  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hotel Doolin to Dublin Rd
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Rd to Lurga, Knock Airport
  3. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Belfast City (BHD) NOC - BHD

$68 - $281

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Doolin to Belfast is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Doolin to Belfast is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Doolin and Belfast is 287 km. The road distance is 388.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Doolin to Belfast, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Doolin to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Hotel Doolin and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Galway Coach Station and Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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

You can take a bus from Doolin to Belfast via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, Galway Coach Station, and Dublin Airport in around 6 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Doolin to Belfast via Galway, Heuston, Heuston Luas Stop, Busáras Luas Stop, and Connolly in around 7 h 6 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Knock to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Knock to Belfast City via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Knock to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Knock to Belfast City via Edinburgh, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Knock to Belfast City via Manchester, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Knock to Belfast City via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Galway to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Hotel Doolin to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Doolin to Ennis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Hotel Doolin to Dublin Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Rd to Lurga, Knock Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Cavan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $28

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