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

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Bus Dublin Coach, line 256 bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station 256

$17 - $25

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Train, line 256 bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station 8 / ...
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Bridge Street to Larne Bus Station 256

$44 - $62

Bus Aircoach, line 256 bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x / ...
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station 256

$31 - $47

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Larne 128.4 miles

$27 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Larne is to bus and line 256 bus which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 3h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Larne is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Larne station. However, there are services departing from Custom House Quay and arriving at Larne Bus Station via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between Dublin and Larne is 171 km. The road distance is 205.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Larne without a car is to bus and line 256 bus which takes 3h 21m and costs 14€ - 22€.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Dublin to Larne, including transfers.

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Dublin to Larne bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Custom House Quay station.

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Dublin to Larne bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Larne Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Larne is 205 km. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Dublin to Larne.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Larne. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Larne.
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  • Distance: 106.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Larne via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 3h 21m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Larne Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11
Bus from Belfast Bridge Street to Larne Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11
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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