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

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station 3

$50 - $69

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218 / ...

$30 - $55

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Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Coleraine 161.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Coleraine is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Coleraine is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Coleraine. However, there are services departing from The Gresham Hotel and arriving at Coleraine Bus Center via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Coleraine station. However, there are services departing from Connolly and arriving at Coleraine station via Belfast Central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Coleraine is 202 km. The road distance is 258.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Coleraine without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Dublin to Coleraine, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Coleraine is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 50€ and takes 5 h.

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Dublin to Coleraine bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Coleraine Bus Center station.

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Dublin to Coleraine train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Coleraine station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Coleraine.
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  • Distance: 126.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Dublin to Coleraine via Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station and Belfast Central station in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Coleraine via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 5 h.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
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
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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $20

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