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There are 8 ways to get from Ennis to Belfast by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Dublin Coach  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunnes, Friars Walk to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$28 - $49

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Bus, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunnes, Friars Walk to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 300
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service

$51 - $85

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ennis to Athenry
  2. Take the train from Athenry to Heuston
  3. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station

$85 - $131

Bus via Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunnes, Friars Walk to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station 343
  2. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin X12
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$72 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Ennis to Belfast 251.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Shannon to Belfast City  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Belfast City (BHD) SNN - BHD

$138 - $491

Fly Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Shannon (SNN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) SNN - BFS

$51 - $296

Bus to Kerry, fly to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
  2. Fly from Kerry (KIR) to Dublin (DUB) KIR - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$82 - $153

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The cheapest way to get from Ennis to Belfast is to bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ennis to Belfast is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ennis to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Dunnes, Friars Walk and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via The Gresham Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Ennis and Belfast is 280 km. The road distance is 402.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ennis to Belfast without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 24€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Ennis to Belfast, including transfers.

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Ennis to Belfast bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Dunnes, Friars Walk station.

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The best way to get from Ennis to Belfast is to bus which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 24€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 7 h 41 min, you could also fly, which costs 120€ - 430€ and takes 6 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Shannon Airport to Belfast City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Ennis to Belfast bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Ennis to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 175.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Ennis, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Ennis to Belfast via Dublin, Arlington Hotel and The Gresham Hotel in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ennis to Belfast via Athenry, Heuston, Heuston Luas Stop, Busáras Luas Stop, and Connolly in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Kerry to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Shannon to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Shannon to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Ennis to Athenry
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Athenry to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dunnes, Friars Walk to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dunnes, Friars Walk to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
transportforireland.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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dunnes, Friars Walk to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
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
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Farranfore, Kerry Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Ennis to Belfast is 402 km. It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to drive from Ennis to Belfast.

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Ryanair, British Airways, Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Shannon Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 563+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ennis to Shannon Airport is to line 343 bus which takes 35 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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