There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Carrickfergus by train, bus 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

Train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$43 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Aircoach  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$26 - $37

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1

$36 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Carrickfergus 116.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Carrickfergus is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Carrickfergus is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Carrickfergus is 156 km. The road distance is 185.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Dublin to Carrickfergus, including transfers.

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Carrickfergus every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Carrickfergus hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 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

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