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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 50 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 / ...

$32 - $44

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service

$44 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ballyclare 118.4 miles

$25 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Ballyclare via Dublin Airport, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Ballyclare every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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
$6 - $9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$6 - $9

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Ballyclare?

The distance between Dublin and Ballyclare is 159 km. The road distance is 189 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ballyclare?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Ballyclare?

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

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Ballyclare?

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Ballyclare. However, there are services departing from The 3Arena and arriving at Ballyclare via Dublin Airport and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Ballyclare?

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Dublin to Ballyclare, including transfers.