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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Lisburn Enterprise Service

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Aircoach  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$21 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre X1

$27 - $33

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 bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 3 h 55 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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The distance between Dublin and Lisburn is 133 km. The road distance is 157.1 km.

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The train from Connolly to Lisburn takes 2 h 4 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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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 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Connolly and arriving at Lisburn. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Lisburn 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Lisburn hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $33 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Lisburn, Sprucefield Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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

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