|Distance||87 miles (140 km)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
Trains from Belfast to Dublin cover the 87 miles (140 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available.
Regular train services depart Belfast Central railway station daily, with direct journeys to Connolly Rail Station in central Dublin. The first direct service departs Belfast Central at 6.45 a.m. each day, with the last service departing 8.05 p.m. each evening. Trains depart on average every 90 minutes, with more regular services scheduled in the early morning. Journey times from Belfast to Dublin take on average 2 hours 20 minutes, although some train journeys might take a little longer. Peak fares apply to services departing in the morning and late afternoon/early evening, with off-peak fares available outside of these hours and during weekends.
All direct train services from Belfast to Dublin depart Belfast Central rail station located in the heart of Belfast city. The train station is one of four scattered around the city, with readily available connections by local train and bus services. Those travelling to Belfast Central rail station late at night or early morning may prefer to use taxis to make their connections, although night buses are available on Saturdays.
Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and one of the most culturally important and historic cities in Europe. It's famed for its nightlife, museums and exhibitions, with plenty of popular attractions for visitors of all ages. Most travellers arriving into Dublin by rail connection will arrive into Dublin Connolly railway station, one of the most important transport hubs in the country.Regular bus and tram connections link the station to the wider city, with dedicated bus and shuttle services for connections to ferry ports for those looking to travel further afield.
Travel between Belfast, United Kingdom and Dublin, Ireland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Ireland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Dublin from Belfast as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Dublin to Belfast is: Fully open
Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
What are the entry requirements?
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 30/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Dublin to Belfast train here.
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