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Belfast to Dublin Bus Information

Bus arrives inDublin
Buses depart fromBelfast
Distance141 km

Buses from Belfast to Dublin: Journey Details

Buses from Belfast to Dublin typically take between 2 and a half to just over 3 hours, depending on the route taken and whether it is a direct service. Aircoach and Bus Éireann are the key providers for this route. Services from both providers depart round-the-clock on an hourly basis, except for during the night when the interval between departures becomes every two hours. Prices don't change majorly between the providers or time of day, staying fairly uniform throughout.

Buses on this route are direct, with no changes involved, however, there is a stop at Dublin Airport en route.

Return journeys on buses from Dublin to Belfast are also available.


Which bus companies go from Belfast to Dublin? Bus companies that operate services for this route include Enterprise Service, Aircoach, and Bus Eireann.

How long is the bus from Belfast to Dublin? The fastest travel time for this route is about 2:10 hours, although there may be slight time variations between 5 and 10 minutes, depending on which route or stops the coach takes in for the journey.

Are buses from Belfast to Dublin direct? The journey to Dublin city is usually direct; however, there are routes that incur a change of bus at Dublin Airport.

When are the first and last buses of the day from Belfast to Dublin? The first Belfast Dublin bus of the day departs from Belfast at approximately 12:22 a.m, and the last bus of the day departs around 10:50 p.m.

How often are buses from Belfast to Dublin? There is usually at least one Belfast-Dublin bus per hour..

Tips for Booking Cheap Coaches from Belfast to Dublin

How far in advance to book cheap coach tickets from Belfast to Dublin? Booking in advance is recommended although you won't see the ticket price increase too much if you purchase on the day of departure. Coach ticket prices depend on the bus company and if the journey is an Express service or a journey with plenty of stops.

When is the cheapest and most expensive time of day to travel by bus from Belfast to Dublin? The cheapest time of day to travel by bus from Belfast to Dublin is in the morning. The most expensive time of day to take the bus from Belfast to Dublin is the very last bus of the day, which tends to be the night bus.

Coach Station Info and Getting to the City Centre

Where do coaches from Belfast to Dublin depart from? Buses from Belfast to Dublin usually start out from Belfast Europa Buscentre, which is located along Glengall Street in the city centre. The bus station is part of a major transportation hub in Belfast and is adjacent to Great Victoria Street train station. There are numerous bus routes that operate services to Europa Buscentre, including numbers 7A, 106, 107 and 108. There are night bus services in operation throughout the city. In addition, it’s possible to travel to the bus station via a reputable taxi.

The other central train stations, Belfast Central, Botanic and City Hospital are all within a few hundred metres. The Europa Buscentre is a key terminal for regional and local buses, although these don't run for 24 hours like the buses from Belfast to Dublin. Taxis in the city centre will be plentiful.

Where do coaches from Belfast to Dublin arrive at? There are a number of choices when it comes to the end of your journey - buses from Belfast to Dublin terminate at various locations in the city centre, including O’Connell Street and Dublin Busaras and Dublin airport.

Busaras Bus Station is situated on Store Street in Dublin city centre. It is well-served by regional and intercity buses. The red line of the Luas (light rail system) also has a stop at Busaras bus station, and Connolly train station is adjacent to the bus station.

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