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Cheap buses leaving today

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2:55AM
1h50m
4:45AM
Belfast - Belfast (Glengall Street)
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Dublin - Dublin Airport T2
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5:20AM
1h55m
7:15AM
Belfast - Belfast (Glengall Street)
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Dublin - Dublin Airport T2
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3:10AM
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Belfast - Belfast (Glengall Street)
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Dublin - Dublin Airport T2 (DUB)
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5:10AM
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Belfast - Belfast (Glengall Street)
Dublin - Dublin Airport T2 (DUB)
7:10AM
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Belfast - Belfast (Glengall Street)
Dublin - Dublin Airport T2 (DUB)
Bus Belfast to Dublin: Trip Overview

Bus Belfast to Dublin: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$17
Average bus trip duration1h 55m
Number of daily buses85
Earliest bus departure1:55 AM
Distance87 miles (140 km)
Latest bus departure11:40 PM

Belfast to Dublin Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Departures85
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures1:55AM - 11:40PM
Minimum Price$15
Average Ticket Price$17
Minimum Trip Duration1h50m
Average Bus Trip Duration1h55m
Distance87 miles (140 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteDublin Express, Aircoach
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Belfast - Dublin

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Dublin without a car. The bus trip is an affordable, safe and convenient way to travel between the two cities. You also have the option of using carpooling services.

Traveling from Belfast to Dublin takes about 1h 55m on average, but you can get there in as little as 1h 50m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 88 miles (141 km) that separate the two cities.

Belfast and Dublin are 88 miles (141 km) apart.

About 85 buses travel this route daily, provided by Dublin Express and Aircoach. The number of buses from Belfast to Dublin can differ depending on the day of the week. Busbud can make your trip from Belfast to Dublin a breeze! Simply check the schedules and pick the bus that matches your style and budget. It's that easy!

The bus service operates from 1:55 AM for the initial departure and runs until 11:40 PM for the final departure.

The majority of buses traveling from Belfast to Dublin start their journey at Stena Line Terminal and wind up at Dublin Airport. These are the most popular departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

Go for the bus if you want the most affordable way to travel this route. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $16.

The bus ticket costs $17 on average. In the last 30 days, the prices ranged from $16 to $22, so it's good to do your research before booking.

Yes, a day trip from Belfast to Dublin is definitely doable. The total travel time for the round-trip is about 3h 40m. So you'll have enough time to visit Dublin before returning to Belfast in the evening.

Once in Dublin, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Guinness Storehouse, Howth Head Peninsula, Kilmainham Gaol and The National Gallery.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04/18
$15
04/19
$15
Today
$15
04/21
$15
04/22
$15
04/23
$15
04/24
$15
04/25
$15
The cheapest trip from Belfast to Dublin was searched and found on Apr 19, 2024 with a price of $15

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Belfast to Dublin, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $15 to $16 for a bus ticket from Belfast to Dublin based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $15 which is on 2024-04-24.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Belfast and Dublin!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Belfast to Dublin, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Belfast to Dublin.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Belfast to Dublin, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

What's the cheapest way to go from Belfast to Dublin?

The bus is the cheapest travel choice for this destination
Vehicle TypeTravel TimeAvg PriceDaily Departures
Vehicle TypeBusTravel Time1h 55mAvg Price$17Daily Departures85
Vehicle TypeCarpoolTravel Time2hAvg Price$18Daily Departures2

The best way to travel between Belfast and Dublin is by bus. By choosing the bus, you'll get to save some money as you travel to your destination, as ticket prices cost $17 on average. If you're on a budget, you'll find cheap tickets from $16. If you're looking for the fastest way to get to Dublin, choose the bus, as it will take you from Belfast to Dublin in about 1h 55m - that's the fastest way to get there!

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