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

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$42 - $59

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Bus Aircoach  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballyclare 153a / ...

$25 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  3 h 59 min

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

$35 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ballyclare 118.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ballyclare is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Ballyclare is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Ballyclare. However, there are services departing from Busáras and arriving at Ballyclare via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Ballyclare is 159 km. The road distance is 189.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ballyclare without a car is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Dublin to Ballyclare, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ballyclare is to train which takes 3 h 57 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Dublin to Ballyclare bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Ballyclare is 189 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Dublin to Ballyclare.

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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Ballyclare, Northern Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Ballyclare every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Ballyclare hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Ballyclare
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$5 - $8

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