Belfast to Dublin train

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Overview: Train from Belfast to Dublin

distanceDistance87 miles
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Trains from Belfast to Dublin cover the 87 miles long trip. Travellers depart most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place and arrive in Dublin Connolly.

Trains from Belfast to Dublin

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.

Belfast and Dublin Rail Stations


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.

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FAQs: Belfast to Dublin train

FAQs: Travel by train from Belfast to Dublin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Belfast to Dublin.

When departing from Belfast, you have various train station options to start your route from including Belfast Lanyon Place and Belfast Port. When arriving in Dublin, you can end your route in train stations like Dublin Connolly, Dublin Heuston and Dublin Pearse.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Belfast Lanyon Place, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Dublin Connolly, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

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Yes, you can take a coach between Belfast and Dublin.

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