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

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central Train Station to Portrush 3

$49 - $68

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

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

$34 - $48

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Bus, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...
  2. Take the train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Portrush 3

$43 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Portrush 165.8 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Portrush. However, there are services departing from The Gresham Hotel and arriving at Portrush Dunluce Avenue via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Coleraine Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Portrush. However, there are services departing from Connolly and arriving at Portrush via Belfast Central Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Portrush is 210 km. The road distance is 265.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Portrush without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Dublin to Portrush, including transfers.

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Dublin to Portrush bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from The Gresham Hotel station.

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Portrush is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Dublin to Portrush bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Coleraine Bus Center station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Portrush.
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  • Distance: 131.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Dublin to Portrush via Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station and Belfast Central Train Station in around 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Portrush via Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, and Coleraine Bus Center in around 6 h 20 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central Train Station to Portrush
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Portrush
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
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
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
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $20

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Portrush is 265 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Dublin to Portrush.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Portrush. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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