There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Balbriggan by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Balbriggan Train Station Drogheda/Dundalk Service / ...

$8 - $12

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Bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to Balbriggan 101 / ...

$4 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dublin to Balbriggan 22.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Balbriggan 22.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Dublin to Balbriggan 22.4 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Balbriggan is to bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Balbriggan is to taxi which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Balbriggan is 31 km. The road distance is 35.8 km.

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The train from Pearse to Balbriggan Train Station takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin and arriving at Balbriggan. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pearse and arriving at Balbriggan Train Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Balbriggan. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Dublin to Balbriggan bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Dublin station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Balbriggan.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Balbriggan, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Balbriggan hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Balbriggan hourly, and the journey takes 58 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin to Balbriggan
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from East Wall, East Wall Road to Balbriggan, Pump Lane
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from North Wall, East Wall Rd to Balbriggan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Nitelink
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street to Balbriggan, Pump Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Other operators
Uber Dublin
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Dublin to Balbriggan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Signup at
uber.com
UberBLACK
$75 - $110
Taxi from Dublin to Balbriggan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Lynx
Phone
+353 1 471 5333
Website
lynk.ie
National Radio Cabs
Phone
+353 1 677 2222
Website
nrc.ie

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