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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central Train Station to Portrush 3

$50 - $69

Cheapest option

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

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1
  2. Take the train from Belfast Great Victoria Street to Portrush 3

$43 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Portrush 165.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Portrush is to bus which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Portrush is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 56 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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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Dublin to Portrush, including transfers.

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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 48 min.

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

You can take a train from Dublin to Portrush via Belfast Central and Belfast Central Train Station in around 4 h 48 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 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
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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