Ballycastle in detail

Flights & getting there

The bus station is on Station Rd, just east of the Diamond. Bus 217 links Ballycastle with Ballymena (£7.20, 50 minutes, hourly Monday to Friday, five Saturday), where you can connect to Belfast.

Bus 172 goes along the coast to Coleraine (£7.20, one hour, eight daily Monday to Friday, three Saturday and Sunday) via Ballintoy, the Giant's Causeway and Bushmills. The seasonal Causeway Rambler covers the same route.

High-speed passenger ferries with Kintyre Express link Ballycastle with Campbeltown, Scotland (one-way/return £50/90, 1½ hours, daily May to September). A separate service runs to Port Ellen on Islay, Scotland (one-way/return £60/95, one hour, daily May to September).