Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast

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Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast
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Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Giant’s Causeway and other top Northern Ireland attractions on this full-day tour from Belfast! Traveling by luxury coach, you’ll stop to see Carrickfergus Castle, the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Old Bushmills Distillery before arriving at Giant’s Causeway. Climb the site's famous stones with your expert guide and then return to Belfast.
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In Brief

Belfast, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
10 hours
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Giant's Causeway, Causeway Road, Bushmills BT57 8SU Northern Ireland

Follow in the footsteps of giants on these unique volcanic rock

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Antrim Coast Road, Northern Ireland

Voted as one of the op 5 road trips in the world!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Carrickfergus Castle, Marine Highway, Carrickfergus BT38 7BG Northern Ireland

A short photo stop at one of the best preserved Castle in Ireland

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bushmills Distillery, 2 Distillery Road, Bushmills BT57 8XH Northern Ireland

Irelands oldest licenced whiskey distillery

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge, 119A Whitepark Road, Ballintoy BT54 6LS Northern Ireland

A unique opportunity to visit this stunning Ropebridge where you will have the choice to view it from dry land or upgrade to cross the bridge

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: McCombs Coaches, 22-32 Donegall Rd, Belfast BT12 5JN, UK

McComb's main Check-in point

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Dunluce Castle, 87 Dunluce Road Co. Antrim, Portrush BT57 8UY Northern Ireland

We will have a photo stop here to see the ruins of Dunluce Castle

Duration: 10 minutes


  • Hotel pickup (selected city centre hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide


  • Hotel drop-off
  • Entrance fees (Carrick-a-Rede Ropebridge & Giant's Causeway Visitor Center)

Departure Time

9:10 AM

Departure Point

1: McCombs Coaches, 22-32 Donegall Rd, Belfast BT12 5JN, UK
2: 15 Glengall St, Belfast BT12 5AB, UK

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer complimentary pick up from Hilton Belfast, Berts Jazz Bar (High Street) and Titanic Hotel at 8.10am. Please specify when you book if you will be at one of these locations, and if so which one. If you are not coming to one of these hotels, please come to our office at Donegall Road (8.30am), or Glengall Street (9.00am). You must specify when booking, where you will board the coach.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is free to visit the stones at the Giant's Causeway and to visit Carrick-a-Rede Ropebridge, however, a National Trust fee applies for anyone who wants to cross the Ropebridge, or to enter the Visitor Centre at the Giant's Causeway.
  • We offer an exclusive
  • for Carrick-a-Rede Ropebridge crossing & Giants Causeway Visitor Centre entry that can be purchased on the day of your tour on the coach, for £15.00pp (a saving of £6 per person). This is a no obligation offer.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

The whole trip was fantastic. However the weather wasn’t so kind to us but still very enjoyable. Lunch was disappointing for the price. Can’t understand why any establishment uses frozen chips. Driver Craig excellent and very knowledgeable.
• Submitted 19 Feb 2020
What a place to visit, as they say the 8th wonder of the world!! Go and find out for yourself the wonderful scenery and the tale of Finn McCool
• Submitted 23 Jan 2020
First let me say, our Tour Guide/Driver, Patrick was absolutely amazing, great interaction with us on the tour, great sense of humour and immensely knowledgeable. The tour itself was stunningly beautiful and from my perspective, great value for money. My husband and I throughly enjoyed this tour, thank you Patrick and McCombe Travel 😊
• Submitted 23 Dec 2019
Great day trip for beautiful scenery. BUT please do not be talked into ordering or preorder of any food from the pub that will stop at for lunch as it was appalling. Also do not be talked into paying £10 each for visiting the centre gift shop. As we only got 15 mins tops in here due to timetable to be back on the coach. So didn’t even manage to get a coffee. Never mind look at the displays of interest. So basically £40 for 4 of us to walk through the door to go the toilets. Rip off big time.
• Submitted 20 Nov 2019
Had a great day out this week on the above tour. Our driver and guide Troy was excellent making the best he could despite the weather. Troy was very informative with a good knowledge of the places we visited. Our meal at the pub we stopped at was also very good with the opportunity to dress up in Games of Thrones outfits . The only negative was the stop at the distillery not much there for the time given
• Submitted 18 Nov 2019
Excellent tour to Northern Ireland's top tourist attraction and surrounding area. The guide did an excellent job explaining every place we visited. Transport and pace of the tour was also very good.
• Submitted 29 Oct 2019
We had a great time on this tour. Patrick our driver and guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Even though it rained for most of the day we all had a great time. Giant's causeway tour is one to put on your to-do list for Northern Ireland. There wasn't a single thing we could fault with the whole tour. Great Experience.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
This is a great value for money day trip with stops at other places of interest, not just Giants causeway. A stop off at Carrickfergus, lunch at a small fishing village (not included in the price) and a distillery. A couple of the stops are also locations where Game of Thrones was filmed. The driver who was also the guide was friendly and very knowledgeable, always pointing out places we passed and talking about history of Northern Ireland.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
A great tour! I enjoyed every stop and the drives in between are stunning. Phil, our driver, was a never-ending stream of terrible jokes and local details that you don't get if you travel by yourself. Well worth it!
• Submitted 23 Sep 2019
Had a brilliant day, the scenery is just amazing. This tour is really worth doing, organised very well.Our driver Patrick was very informative and funny. He really looked after us. Thank you .
• Submitted 18 Sep 2019
Great day out from start to finish. Patrick the driver and guide fantastic throughout very knowledgeable great jokes thanks for a great trip
• Submitted 17 Sep 2019
Troy was fantastic from the start. Funny, personable and charming. Troy narrated all along the way with fun facts about the "Game of Thrones" locations along our ride and country history as well. He tried to reach out to all the guests on his bus and be as personal as possible. It was very enjoyable. We bought tickets from Troy on the bus for the Giant's Causeway gift shop and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. The rope bridge was great fun. It was a beautiful coastal view. Loved the Giant's Causeway feature. So unique and fun. Honestly the visitors center wasn't that interesting, but the tickets were sold as a packaged deal. I would do it again just for the bridge experience. Lunch was handled very well to speed up the process we ordered on the bus and Troy places our orders and it was all ready when we got to the restaurant. The food was good. A fun feature at the restaurant was a little "Game of Thrones" set up in an adjacent room where you could put on an actual costume from the show and sit on a throne and get your picture taken.
• Submitted 02 Sep 2019
We enjoyed this day tour very much. The rock formation at Giant Causeway are amazing. Going to and walking over the suspension bridge was an great experience. The views from the other side of the suspension bridge were amazing.
• Submitted 02 Sep 2019
Fantastic Coastal tour to the Giant's Causeway! Ray was a brilliant tour guide! Great value for money. Would highly recommend!
• Submitted 26 Aug 2019
We had a fun filled day with our tour guide Troy! He kept us laughing and would inform us of historical locations and Game of Thrones sites along the way. Many stops and plenty of opportunities to take pics and make memories. The bus was very comfortable as well. My husband and I have no complaints. Be prepared to walk a lot! Wear comfy walking shoes and layers of clothing that can be removed or put back on just in case.
• Submitted 09 Sep 2019
Overall enjoyed the day, the rope bridge I fell was over hyped but the causeway was worth every minute and every penny of the trip. Would recommend it
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
We were thrilled with this experience. Our driver/guide was very informative and fun. Although we experienced a bit of rain at the Causeway, it was well worth the trip. The Causeway itself is breathtaking. We did purchase the additional tickets (from our driver) to do the rope bridge and enter the Causeway Center. I would strongly recommend these. It is a bit of a walk to the rope bridge, so be aware of your own physical condition. I think the description of this trip mentions water proof clothing and good walking shoes. This is 100% correct. Also on this trip we stopped briefly at Bushmills Distillery and had lunch at a great pub. I can't say enough about this trip. Highly recommend!
• Submitted 24 Jul 2019
Despite a hiccup regarding collection fro the hotel, we had a great day out. Excellent and informative driver (Patrick) and some wonderful sights and experiences. Highlights:- Carrick-a Rede ropebridge and of course the Giant's Causeway
• Submitted 04 Jul 2019
really great trip. Patrick our driver was particularly good keeping us all well informed and entertained.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Great excursion--takes one not only to the Giant's Causeway, but along the entire northeastern coast of Ireland north of Belfast, seeing a lot of beautiful scenery along the way. The guide, Phil, was excellent. Even though, due to the beauty of the route, this is apparently one of the most heavily touristed ones in the Ireland--one won't necessarily realize this while riding in the bus itself, only when the bus parks at the various different stops along the way, which are crowded with other tour buses and tourists--still, the trip is well worth it, just for the sheer beauty of the landscape and the places one gets to visit. A word about these places that one gets to visit. Due for the most part to the geography of Northern Ireland, one ends up reaching the Giant's Causeway LAST of all the various stops along the way, since the scenic/coastal route takes one first to Carrickfergus Castle, the various Antrim Glens, and then the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge (and of course a stop for lunch is necessary along the way). This means that one reaches the Giant's Causeway only AFTER having first visited all of the sites above, plus the Bushmills Distillery (which for some reason this particular excursion visits before the Causeway). For young and energetic travelers in extremely good shape with no orthopedic issues, this is, I'm sure, not a problem whatsoever, but somewhat older travelers and/or those who are out of shape and/or have knee, foot, or ankle problems, or just feet that start to hurt after not much walking (like mine!) should be aware that if the Giant's Causeway is what you're most interested in seeing, you may want/need to attempt to save your energy and not carry out all activities along the way to the fullest, lest your feet already be aching by the time you get to the Giant's Causeway! The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge doesn't LOOk that exhausting or challenging from the parking lot, but it really is, especially if one does too much of it for one's activity level--it's worth knowing that the first third of the 1 1/2 mile walk to the bridge is relatively easy ( and beautiful), but the 2nd third is significantly more difficult due to hills and lengthy sets of uneven steps, and the final third is the most challenging. So bear this in mind if you're also thinking of doing the walk to the Giant's Causeway, also about 1 1/2 mile from the parking lot, rather than taking the shuttle bus...
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We booked this tour to see the Carrick-a-Rede bridge and Giant's Causeway, and it was awesome, we loved it. The route along the coast was very cool. Our guide, Phil, was great, he kept us entertained with stories, history and the facts of the places we visited. Thank you Phil! From the stops we made earlier, the castle of Carrikfergus, we imagined it much more spectacular. The place where we stopped to eat, we did not like it very much. Then, the distillery stop was not to visit, we were only in the gift shop. But overall, I recommend this tour, it’s a wonderful way to know the countryside of North Ireland.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We got really lucky on our tour and had absolutely amazing weather. I didn't pay to go on the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge and honestly don't regret it at all. You can walk all the way up to the rope line for free and take in the view. Plus, you get to explore more and walk down the hill to be right by the water. The other people I talked to were mostly waiting in line the entire time we were there, crossed it, took pictures, and then it was time to go back to the bus. Giant's Causeway is absolutely amazing. I suggest starting the hike up the hill and then going down, it's so worth it and you have plenty of time to get down to where all the rock formations are anyway but being on the cliffs gives you amazing views! One of the best tours I went on.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Tour was everything we expected and more. Our driver And tour guide had us on schedule and allowed us to get to two additional stops. He was also very entertaining. Highly
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The tour was great from beginning to end! Patrick was a super guide and driver for the coach. Initially he took time to explain the day's activities. Then, as well visited each site, he thoroughly reviewed the history and setting of each. Our family of four highly recommend this tour if you are in Belfast!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019