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

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

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

$44 - $62

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Bus, line 1 bus  •  4 h 20 min

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

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

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

$36 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Bangor 119 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to bus and line 1 bus which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bangor. However, there are services departing from The Gresham Hotel and arriving at Bangor Buscentre via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Connolly and arriving at Bangor via Belfast Central Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Bangor is 152 km. The road distance is 190.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Dublin to Bangor, including transfers.

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

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Dublin to Bangor train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Connolly station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 52 min.

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  • Distance: 94.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Bangor every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Bangor hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 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
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Bangor Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$6 - $9

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Dublin to Bangor bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Bangor Buscentre station.

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Dublin to Bangor train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Bangor is 190 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Dublin to Bangor.

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There are 479+ hotels available in Bangor. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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