Ballycastle travel guide

Ballycastle Tourism | Ballycastle Guide

You're Going to Love Ballycastle

With a population of 5,566, Ballycastle is a must-see destination in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Ballycastle

Ballycastle in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ballycastle in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ballycastle


Although Ballycastle doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Belfast Intl Airport (BFS), which is located 61 km from Ballycastle.


Another option to get to Ballycastle is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 210 km from Ballycastle. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.

Airports near Ballycastle

Airlines serving Ballycastle

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Good (505 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,089 reviews)
Good (3,647 reviews)
Air France
Good (628 reviews)
Good (1,167 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,688 reviews)
Good (2,505 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (558 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (104 reviews)
Good (959 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (649 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (273 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,985 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (421 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (61 reviews)
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Where to stay in Ballycastle

Average rates range from around $352 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $259 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ballycastle

Hiring a car in Ballycastle

Expect to pay $2.95 per litre in Ballycastle (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.39 and $47.19.