11 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

11 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

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11 days in Ireland & Belfast Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  11​h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+4
bus + foot + tram + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
3
Cork, Ireland
— 2 nights
train:  6​h
4
Galway, Ireland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grafton Street, City Sightseeing Dublin and City Kayaking. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse and then make a trip to Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with City Kayaking, then hit the sights you want to with City Sightseeing Dublin, and then take a stroll through Grafton Street.

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New York City, USA to Dublin is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, you will find days in Dublin are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are much colder (51°F). You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Grafton Street ©
Grafton Street

2
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Duke of York as well as Game of Thrones Tours. On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Titanic Belfast and then join in the after-dark buzz at Duke of York. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some familiar sights at Game of Thrones Tours.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Belfast journey planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Belfast can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Cork.

Things to do in Belfast

Tours Nightlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Game of Thrones Tours ©
Game of Thrones Tours
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Duke of York ©
Duke of York

2
nights
Cork, Ireland

Cork
One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
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You can drive from Belfast to Cork in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Cork, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Galway.

Things to do in Cork

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

2
nights
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
Cliffs of Moher has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Riverside Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Cliffs of Moher.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Galway trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Cork to Galway takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Galway are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Dublin.

Things to do in Galway

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cliffs of Moher
Highlights from your plan
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

1
night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dublin tour planner .

You can drive from Galway to Dublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Trinity College Dublin ©
Trinity College Dublin

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