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

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre X2a / ...

$27 - $32

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Portadown Train Station Enterprise Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Portadown to Hilden 1

$36 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Lisburn 98.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Lisburn is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Lisburn is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Lisburn. However, there are services departing from Connolly and arriving at Hilden via Portadown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Lisburn is 133 km. The road distance is 157.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Lisburn without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 23€ - 28€.

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The bus from Busáras to Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Dublin to Lisburn bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Busáras station.

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Lisburn is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs 23€ - 28€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Lisburn.
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  • Distance: 83.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Lisburn hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $32 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Lisburn via Portadown Train Station and Portadown in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Portadown to Hilden
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Dublin to Lisburn bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Lisburn is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Dublin to Lisburn.

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There are 517+ hotels available in Lisburn. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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