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

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Train  •  3h 43m

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

$55 - $75

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Bus, line 219 bus, line 121 bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400
  2. Take the line 219 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Antrim Bus Center 219 / ...
  3. Take the line 121 bus from Antrim Bus Center to Antrim Cunningham Way 121

$19 - $30

2 alternative options

Line 700 bus, bus, line 219 bus, line 121 bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the line 700 bus from Leeson Street Upr. Before Canal to Dublin Airport 700
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a
  3. Take the line 219 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Antrim Bus Center 219 / ...
  4. Take the line 121 bus from Antrim Bus Center to Antrim Cunningham Way 121

$33 - $52

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Antrim 114.1 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Antrim is to bus and line 219 bus and line 121 bus which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Antrim is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Antrim. However, there are services departing from Custom House Quay and arriving at Antrim Cunningham Way via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Antrim Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between Dublin and Antrim is 152 km. The road distance is 182.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Antrim without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Dublin to Antrim, including transfers.

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Dublin to Antrim bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Custom House Quay station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Antrim is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 219 bus and line 121 bus, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 3h 57m.

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Dublin to Antrim bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Antrim Cunningham Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Antrim is 183 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Dublin to Antrim.

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Antrim, Antrim and Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Antrim every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Antrim via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, and Antrim Bus Center in around 3h 57m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Antrim Bus Center
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$6 - $10
Bus from Antrim Bus Center to Antrim Cunningham Way
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$3 - $6
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Leeson Street Upr. Before Canal to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Aircoach
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
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
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann

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