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

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Bus, line 256 bus  •  3 h 51 min

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

$23 - $46

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Train, line 256 bus  •  3 h 56 min

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

$44 - $63

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Larne 128.4 miles

$27 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Larne station. However, there are services departing from The Gresham Hotel and arriving at Larne Bus Station via Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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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 3 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Dublin to Larne, including transfers.

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Dublin to Larne bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from The Gresham Hotel 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 2 h 12 min to drive from Dublin to Larne.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Larne. Prices start at $72 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: 3 h 51 min

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 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
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
$15 - $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
$29 - $35
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 Larne Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
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
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11

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