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Travel from Dublin Airport to Belfast with Expressway Route X1

Whether you're travelling to Belfast for a holiday, or heading to Dublin Airport, Expressway Route X1 conveniently has 20 services a day in each direction.

Dublin Airport

Belfast

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Departing from Dublin Airport, Expressway Route X1 travels via the M1 / A1 motorway to Belfast and back, stopping at the Europa Bus Centre in Belfast City Centre.

Services in Northern Ireland are operated in tandem with Translink (Northern Ireland’s public transport authority). Ulsterbus provides frequent airport service between the Europa Bus Centre and Belfast City Airport.

Dublin Airport to Belfast journey time

The journey time from Dublin Airport to Belfast City with Expressway is approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes, making it one of the fastest ways to travel to and from the Airport.

Dublin Airport to Belfast Coaches

Expressway coaches provide superior comfort and convenience with reclining leather seats, air conditioning, sockets for charging devices, free 4G Wi-Fi, and plenty of room for luggage. Our fleet of luxury coaches will ensure your journey between Dublin Airport and Belfast City is as relaxing as it is enjoyable.


Dublin Airport to Belfast useful information

Choosing to travel between Dublin Airport and Belfast with Expressway, Ireland's largest airport bus service, will make getting to and from the airport the easiest part of your trip.

From Belfast to Dublin Airport

Expressway Route X1 from Belfast arrives directly into Dublin Airport (at Zone 11 Stop 2), just a short stroll from both Dublin Airport Terminals.

From Dublin Airport to Belfast

The Europa Bus Centre is the city's most centrally located transport facility with conveniences like ATMs, shops and an information center. It also provides easy access to additional transport to attractions such as Titanic Belfast and day trips out of Belfast for visitors touring Northern Ireland.

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)

    Belfast visitor attractions

    Easily accessible from Dublin Airport, the City of Belfast has much to offer. The city itself is alive with cultural quarters, bars and restaurants, and a host of interesting and exciting places for families to explore, making Belfast a great base from which to explore the rest of Northern Ireland.

    Titanic Belfast

    Titanic Belfast

    Titanic Belfast is situated within the heart of Titanic Quarter, just a short walk from Belfast city centre. It's the world's largest Titanic visitor experience, exploring the Titanic story in a fresh and insightful way. Explore this iconic 6-floor building and its nine interpretive and interactive galleries, taking you through the stories, sights, sounds - and even smells - of Titanic.

    Visit titanicbelfast.com

    Giant's Causeway

    Giant's Causeway

    Botanic Gardens was established in 1828 by the Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Society, in response to public interest in horticulture and botany. Originally known as the Belfast Botanic Garden, the site contained exotic tree species and impressive plant collections from the southern hemisphere, many of which can still be seen in the park.

    Find out more on giantscausewayofficialguide.com
    Taxi tour of Belfast

    Taxi tour of Belfast

    Belfast is a truly international city boasting a fine array of bars, restaurants and entertainment options for visitors of all ages and interests. It's location also makes travelling out to other parts of Northern Ireland and taking in World Heritage sites such as the Giant's Causeway easy.

    More information at discovernorthernireland.com
    Belfast Botanic Gardens

    Belfast Botanic Gardens

    Botanic Gardens was established in 1828 by the Belfast Botanic and Horticultural Society, in response to public interest in horticulture and botany. Originally known as the Belfast Botanic Garden, the site contained exotic tree species and impressive plant collections from the southern hemisphere, many of which can still be seen in the park.

    More information at discovernorthernireland.com

    Other Belfast Attractions

    Belfast is a truly international city boasting a fine array of bars, restaurants and entertainment options for visitors of all ages and interests. It's location also makes travelling out to other parts of Northern Ireland and taking in World Heritage sites such as the Giant's Causeway easy.

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