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

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 8 / ...

£19 - £26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 400
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Bangor 502a / ...

£16 - £19

2 alternative options

Bus, line 1 train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel 17 to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W 705-x
  2. Take the line 1 train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Bangor 1

£18 - £25

Drive  •  2h 4m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Bangor 119.6 miles

£20 - £30

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Bangor is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Bangor is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to bus which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bangor is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bangor. However, there are services departing from Custom House Quay and arriving at Bangor via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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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 Lanyon Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Dublin and Bangor is 95 miles. The road distance is 119.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Bangor without a car is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs 21€ - 29€.

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

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Dublin to Bangor bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Custom House Quay 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 3h 3m and costs 21€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Bangor.
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  • Distance: 94.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 3m

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place every 4 hours. Tickets cost £14 - £19 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Translink UK also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Bangor via Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 3h 40m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Bangor
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel 17 to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Aircoach
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £14
Website
Dublin Coach

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Bangor is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 4m to drive from Dublin to Bangor.

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