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There are 4 ways to get from Dublin Port to Belfast by bus, train or car

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Bus Aircoach  •  2 h 22 min

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

$20 - $36

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Bus Bus Eireann  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$31 - $37

Train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station 8 / ...

$38 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Dublin Port to Belfast 104.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin Port to Belfast is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin Port to Belfast is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin Port to Belfast. However, there are services departing from East Wall, East Wall Road and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Dublin Port and Belfast is 140 km. The road distance is 167 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin Port to Belfast without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 17€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Dublin Port to Belfast, including transfers.

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Dublin Port to Belfast bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Dublin Airport station.

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The best way to get from Dublin Port to Belfast is to bus which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 17€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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Dublin Port to Belfast bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin Port to Belfast is 167 km. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Dublin Port to Belfast.

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  • Distance: 87.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Dublin Port, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

Aircoach operates a bus from Dublin Port to Belfast every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Bus Eireann also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin Port to Belfast every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
Bus Eireann

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