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Getting to Corrymeela Ballycastle

Corrymeela is located 60 miles north of Belfast, 2 miles outside Ballycastle 

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 By Air

There are 3 airports you can fly into: 

Belfast City Airport (55 miles from Ballycastle) – take the Airbus 600 to the Europa Bus Station, Belfast; 

Belfast International (44 miles from Ballycastle) – take the Airbus 300 to the Europa Bus Station, Belfast; 

Dublin Airport (152 miles from Ballycastle). If flying to Dublin, please note that the journey from Dublin to Belfast takes approximately 2½ hours by public transport. 

Airport to Belfast Europa Bus Station timetables.

 

By Car

Travel north from Belfast on the M2. Take exit A26 Ballymena/Coleraine. Follow signs for Coleraine until you are well past Ballymena. Follow the signposted right–hand turn for Ballycastle (A44). When you get to Ballycastle, drive down the Main Street to the seafront. As you approach the sea, there is a small roundabout. Turn right at the roundabout, then next left onto Cushendall road – past the Golf Club.  Take left at next road (Drumaroan Rd), Corrymeela is signposted from this point. Keep on the Drumaroan Road for 1.4 miles and take right hand fork up the hill. 

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By Public Transport

By Bus: the local bus service is Ulsterbus/Translink. They operate a service from Belfast to Ballycastle via Coleraine (1 change). The best way to find a bus is to search their JOURNEY PLANNER using the following criteria, changing the dates and times where appropriate.

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By Rail: Northern Ireland Railways operate a Rail Service from Belfast to Coleraine.
The timetable is available HERE. Great Victoria Street Rail Station is located beside the Europa Bus Centre.

On arrival at Coleraine Train Station, catch a bus to Ballycastle. Bus and train timetables regularly change and it is strongly advised that you contact Ulsterbus/Translink before making any travel plans. The Translink helpline number is +44(0)28 90 66 66 30.

 

Ballycastle to Corrymeela

The Centre is 2 miles outside Ballycastle, it is within walking distance if you don’t have a lot of luggage – follow the directions By Car above. You may prefer to get a taxi, local taxi firms are listed below:

Marconi Cabs 07788 450551  

Direct Cabs 07976 751617

Fast Cabs 028 2076 1000

Castle Cabs 028 2076 8884

Noddy’s Taxis 07971 563905

P K Taxis 07821 165811

Connor Taxis 07730 526200