There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Belfast Central Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place 5

£14 - £21

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Bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 400 / ...

£11 - £17

2 alternative options

Train via Connolly 7  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Connolly 7 to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1 Enterprise Service

£14 - £19

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Belfast Central Station 106.9 miles

£18 - £28

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Belfast Central Station is to bus which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 2h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Belfast Central Station is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Quay and arriving at Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dublin Connolly and arriving at Belfast Lanyon Place. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Dublin and Belfast Central Station is 89 miles. The road distance is 106.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Belfast Central Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs 16€ - 23€.

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The train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place takes 2h 8m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Dublin to Belfast Central Station bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Custom House Quay station.

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Dublin to Belfast Central Station train services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Dublin Connolly station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Belfast Central Station is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs 16€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 2h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Belfast Central Station.
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  • Distance: 88.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Belfast Central Station, Northern Ireland?

Translink UK operates a train from Dublin Connolly to Belfast Lanyon Place 4 times a day. Tickets cost £14 - £21 and the journey takes 2h 8m. Alternatively, Dublin Coach operates a bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street hourly. Tickets cost £11 - £14 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Aircoach also services this route hourly.

Train operators
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 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Irish Rail
Bus operators
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
£11 - £14
Website
Dublin Coach
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

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Dublin to Belfast Central Station bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street station.

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Dublin to Belfast Central Station train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Belfast Lanyon Place station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Belfast Central Station is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Dublin to Belfast Central Station.

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