How to get from Dublin to Balbriggan

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Recommended option

Train  •  44 min

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

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

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

$5 - $12

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

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 44 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Balbriggan hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from The 3Arena to Balbriggan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from East Wall, East Wall Road to Balbriggan, Pump Lane
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
dublinbus.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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Balbriggan is 31 km. The road distance is 36 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Balbriggan is to drive which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 27 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pearse and arriving at Balbriggan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin and arriving at Balbriggan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

The train from Pearse to Balbriggan takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.