How to travel from Belfast to Dublin

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Travel Information to Dublin from Belfast

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train

Travel 87 miles (140 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Dublin from Belfast. Travelers can even take a direct from Belfast to Dublin.

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FAQs

International travel from Belfast, United Kingdom to Dublin, Ireland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Ireland if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Ireland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Dublin if traveling from Belfast?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Dublin, Ireland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Ireland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/2/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Belfast and Dublin.

Return travel to Belfast, United Kingdom from Ireland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Ireland?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Ireland?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Belfast, United Kingdom was last verified on 7/5/22. 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 Belfast from Dublin.

There are 4 travel options from Belfast to Dublin: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Belfast and Dublin is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Dublin:

A flight is $15 (€13) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Belfast to Dublin costing on average $15 (€13).

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Dublin, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $19 (€17) less than taking a train to Dublin, which costs on average $19 (€17) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Belfast and Dublin is by travel, which takes on average min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 19 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 9 min   on average.

The distance from Belfast to Dublin is approximately 87 miles (140 km).

The average frequency per day from Belfast to Dublin is:

  • Around 27 buses per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Belfast and Dublin as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Belfast to Dublin:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Belfast, Stena Line terminus and arrive in Dublin, Dublin Airport.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Belfast International Airport and arrive in Dublin Airport.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Belfast to Dublin often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Belfast and Dublin itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Dublin and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Belfast to Dublin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $19 (€17) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Belfast to Dublin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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