There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Antrim by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$56 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x / ...

$25 - $52

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  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 drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Antrim. However, there are services departing from The Gresham Hotel and arriving at Antrim Cunningham Way via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Antrim Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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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 3 h 43 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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

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Dublin to Antrim bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from The Gresham Hotel station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Antrim is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Antrim.
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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Aircoach operates a bus from Dublin to Antrim every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Bus Eireann also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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