|Distance||87 miles (140 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 87 miles (140 km) between Dublin and Belfast. Travellers can even take a direct from Dublin to Belfast.
The Irish capital of Dublin is 102 miles from Belfast. The journey between the two cities takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. Dublin, which is situated on the Liffey River, has many attractions to visit, such as Dublin Castle and Kilmainham Gaol. Visitors to Belfast can visit Crumlin Road Jail and the Titanic Quarter which has many historic maritime landmarks.
Train: There are no trains between Dublin and Belfast.
Bus: There are no buses from Dublin to Belfast.
Flight: There are 11 flights an hour between the two cities for most of the day. Seven companies operate flights on this route: Aer Lingus, Air France, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, and Norwegian Air. All flights depart from Dublin Airport and land in Belfast City Airport. All flights involve 1 change. The flight time is between 2 hours 15 minutes and 26 hours 5 minutes.
The Aircoach travel company operates a daily direct service from Dublin city centre to Belfast. Departures on the 705X route are hourly throughout the day starting in the early hours of the morning and continuing until around 11:30 p.m. Buses depart from Dublin Connolly Station before calling into both terminals of Dublin Airport and arriving at the Belfast Europa Bus Centre on Glengall Street just over 2.5 hours later. The Europa Centre is a new terminus with fast links to both of the city's airports, as well as links to local Metro buses and trains. Taxis are available at departure and arrival points.
Eight trains, operated by Irish Rail, run from Dublin to Belfast seven days a week. All departures are direct with the first service leaving Dublin Connolly Station just after 7:30 a.m. Departures are spread throughout the day until just before 9:00 p.m. Trains arrive at Belfast Central Station after a journey time of just over 2 hours. Belfast Central Station is well linked to the city's bus network while Dublin Connolly, slightly out of the city centre, is served by both the Luas and Dart light rail systems as well as local buses. Bus routes operate in Dublin on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Taxis are available at both stations.
Travel between Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, United Kingdom is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.
Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 24/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Dublin to Belfast.
Return travel to Dublin, Ireland from United Kingdom is: Fully open.
Entry into Ireland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Requirements for reentering Ireland:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Ireland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Dublin, Ireland was last verified on 17/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Dublin from Belfast.
There are 4 ways to travel from Dublin to Belfast including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Belfast. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.
This is compared to other travel options to Belfast:
A flight journey is usually £12 less than a journey to Belfast by coach, which costs on average £12 for the same trip.
A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Dublin to Belfast costing on average £1.
A flight is about £15 less than a train, which costs on average £15 for this trip.
The fastest way from Dublin to Belfast is by travel with an average journey time of min.
Other travel options to Belfast from Dublin can usually take longer:
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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 34 min.
The distance from Dublin to Belfast is approximately 87 miles (140 km).
The average frequency per day from Dublin to Belfast is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Dublin to Belfast as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dublin to Belfast:
Before travelling from Dublin to Belfast, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Dublin to Belfast tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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