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Express airport bus from Belfast and Newry to Dublin Airport

Travel from Dublin Airport to Belfast and Newry, or from Belfast and Newry to Dublin Airport with Expressway in under two and a half hours. With more booking options, priority boarding, and mobile tickets making it quicker and easier to hop on board, our luxury coaches will get you to and from Dublin Airport conveniently and in comfort. Online booking is advised as seats are limited on this route.

Dublin Airport

Belfast

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Dublin Airport to Belfast airport transfer

Expressway Routes X1, X2a, and X5 arrive into Dublin Airport just a two-minute walk from the terminal building. From Dublin, the X1 and X2a arrive into Europa Bus Centre in Belfast city centre, while the X5 terminates in Newry.

Services in Northern Ireland are provided in partnership with Translink, Northern Ireland’s public transport authority. For onward transfers to Belfast City Airport, Ulsterbus provides a frequent service from Europa Bus Centre.

Service Number X1 X5 X1 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X1 X2A X5 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1
                                                                 
Dublin (Busáras) DEP. 06.00 06.30 07.15 08.15 08.30 09.15 09.30 10.15 10.30 11.15 11.30 12.15 12.30 13.15 13.30 14.15 14.30 15.15 15.30 16.15 16.30 17.15 17.30 18.15 19.15 19.30 20.15 21.15 22.15 23.15 01.15 03.45
Dublin Airport (Atrium Road, Zone 11 Stop 2) 06.20 P 06.50 P 07.35 P 08.35 P 08.50 P 09.35 P 09.50 P 10.35 P 10.50 P 11.35 P 11.50 P 12.35 P 12.50 P 13.35 P 13.50 P 14.35 P 14.50 P 15.35 P 15.50 P 16.35 P 16.50 P 17.35 P 17.50 P 18.35 P 19.35 P 19.50 P 20.35 P 21.35 P 22.35 P 23.35 P 01.35 P 04.05 P
Newry (Bus Centre) 07.30 S 08.00 08.45 S | 10.05 | 11.05 | 12.05 | 13.05 | 14.05 | 15.05 | 16.05 | 17.05 | 18.05 | 19.05 19.45 S | 21.00 21.45 S 22.45 S 23.45 S 00.45 S 02.45 S 05.15 S
Banbridge (Kenlis Street) 07.50 S 09.05 S 10.05 S 11.05 S 12.05 S 13.05 S 14.05 S 15.05 S 16.05 S 17.05 S 18.05 S 19.05 S 20.05 S 21.05 S 22.05 S 23.05 S 00.05 S 01.05 S 03.05 S 05.35 S
Sprucefield (Shopping Centre) 08.05 S 09.20 S 10.20 S 11.20 S 12.20 S 13.20 14.20 S 15.20 16.20 S 17.20 18.20 S 19.20 S 20.20 S 21.20 S 22.20 S 23.20 S 00.20 S 01.20 S 03.20 S 05.50 S
Belfast (Europa Bus Station) ARR. 08.20 09.35 10.35 11.35 12.35 13.35 14.35 15.35 16.35 17.35 18.35 19.35 20.35 21.35 22.35 23.35 00.35 01.35 03.35 06.05
Service Number X1 X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X5 X2A X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1
Belfast (Europa Bus Station) DEP. 05.30 06.45 07.45 08.15 08.45 09.15 09.45 10.15 10.45 11.45 12.45 13.45 14.45 15.45 16.45 17.45 18.45 19.45 22.00 24.00 01.00 03.00 04.45
Sprucefield (Shopping Centre) 05.45 P 07.00 P 08.00 P | 09.00 P | 10.00 P | 11.00 P 12.00 P 13.00 P 14.00 P 15.00 P 16.00 P 17.00 P 18.00 P 19.00 P 20.00 P 22.15 P 00.15 P 01.15 P 03.15 P 05.00 P
Banbridge (Kenlis Street) 06.05 P 07.20 P 08.20 P | 09.20 P | 10.20 P | 11.20 P 12.20 P 13.20 P 14.20 P 15.20 P 16.20 P 17.20 P 18.20 P 19.20 P 20.20 P 22.35 P 00.35 P 01.35 P 03.35 P 05.20 P
Newry (Bus Centre) 06.25 P | | 09.05 P | 10.05 P | 11.05 P | | | | | | | | 19.40 20.40 P 22.55 P 00.55 P 01.55 P 03.55 P 05.40 P
Newry (Bus Centre) 06.25 P 07.15 P | 08.15 P | 09.15 P | 10.15 P | 11.15 P | 12.15 P | 13.15 P | 14.15 P | 15.15 P | 16.15 P | 17.15 P | 18.15 P | 19.40 20.40 P 22.55 P 00.55 P 01.55 P 03.55 P 05.40 P
Dublin Airport (Atrium Road, Zone 11 Stop 2) 07.30 S 08.25 S 08.45 S 09.25 S 09.45 S 10.25 S 10.40 S 11.25 S 11.40 S 12.25 S 12.40 S 13.25 S 13.40 S 14.25 S 14.40 S 15.25 S 15.40 S 16.25 S 16.45 S 17.25 S 17.45 S 18.25 S 18.45 S 19.25 S 19.45 S 20.45 S 21.45 S 24.00 S 02.00 S 03.00 S 05.00 S 06.45 S
Dublin (Busáras) ARR. 07.55 08.50 09.10 09.50 10.10 10.50 11.05 11.50 12.05 12.50 13.05 13.50 14.05 14.50 15.05 15.50 16.05 16.50 17.10 17.50 18.10 18.50 19.10 19.50 20.10 21.05 22.10 00.20 02.20 03.20 05.20 07.05

Key:

P = Pick-up stop only.

D = Drop-off stop only.

SX = Does not operate on Saturdays.

SO = Operates Saturday only.

= Operated by Bus Éireann

Please Note:

No services on Christmas Day. Enquire about St.Stephen's Day services.

we advise passengers travelling to dublin Airport to allow ample time for check-in.

Customers travelling to Dublin Airport are advised to plan their coach journey so as to arrive at the airport at least one hour before the recommended check-in time shown on their airline tickets.

From Dublin to Belfast


Depart:
  • BUSARAS (DUBLIN) Dur: 2h 25m
  • ATRIUM ROAD, ZONE 11 STOP 1 (DUBLIN AIRPORT)
  • BUS CENTRE (NEWRY)
  • KENLIS STREET (BANBRIDGE)
  • SHOPPING CENTRE (SPRUCEFIELD)
    Arrive:
  • EUROPA BUS CENTRE (BELFAST)

    From Belfast to Dublin


    Depart:
  • EUROPA CENTRE (BELFAST) Dur: 2h 25m
  • SHOPPING CENTRE (SPRUCEFIELD)
  • KENLIS STREET (BANBRIDGE)
  • BUS CENTRE (NEWRY)
  • ATRIUM ROAD ZONE 11 STOP 1 (DUBLIN AIRPORT)
    Arrive:
  • BUSARAS (DUBLIN)

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