There are 3 ways to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena by bus or car

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Bus Aircoach  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballymena Bus Center 219 / ...

$23 - $34

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Bus Bus Eireann  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballymena Bus Center 219 / ...

$42 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena 126.3 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena. However, there are services departing from Dublin Airport and arriving at Ballymena Bus Center via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) and Ballymena is 160 km. The road distance is 202.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena, including transfers.

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Dublin Airport station.

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Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Ballymena Bus Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena is 202 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Ballymena. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena.
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  • Distance: 99.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland and Ballymena, Mid and East Antrim, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Ballymena via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 3 h 16 min.

Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballymena Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$8 - $13
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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