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

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Bus Dublin Coach  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218 / ...

$24 - $35

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Train  •  4h 34m

  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 railway station 3

$49 - $67

Bus Aircoach  •  5h 20m

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

$38 - $57

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Coleraine 161.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Coleraine is to bus which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Coleraine is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Coleraine. However, there are services departing from Custom House Quay and arriving at Coleraine Bus Center via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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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 railway station via Belfast Central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Dublin and Coleraine is 202 km. The road distance is 259 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Coleraine without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs 20€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Dublin to Coleraine, including transfers.

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Dublin to Coleraine bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Custom House Quay 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 bus which takes 4h 30m and costs 20€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Coleraine.
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  • Distance: 126.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Coleraine via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 4h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Coleraine via Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station and Belfast Central station in around 4h 34m.

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 railway station
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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Dublin Coach
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $21
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann

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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 railway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Coleraine is 259 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Dublin to Coleraine.

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There are 299+ hotels available in Coleraine. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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