Barry's Amusements Location
We are situated in the seaside town of Portrush located in the beautiful and scenic north coast of Ireland and is easy to get to whatever your means of transport. Portrush is 60 miles north of Belfast, 50 miles east of Londonderry, and 160 miles north of Dublin. If you are travelling from Scotland there are numerous ferries to Larne and Belfast.
This page provides links and information that will help make your trips easier.
Directions by Road
We are within easy reach of Belfast (approx. 1hour drive) by taking the M2 Northbound, turning off at Junction 1 to Coleraine. Follow the A26 to Coleraine and then the A29 to Portrush.
The drive from Londonderry will take approximately 1 hour. From Londonderry take the A2 then the A37 and followed by the A29 into Portrush.
If you take the N1 north out of Dublin and then the A1 to Belfast it is 3.5 hours drive to Portrush. When you get to Belfast follow the directions from Belfast above.
If you require detailed directions we recommend using the RAC's free online Route Planner. This service provides detailed directions, a map and traffic news via email on the day of your trip. Simply visit the RAC website, fill in your postcode and ours (BT56 8DX) and away you go.
Directions by Train
Travel with Northern Ireland Railways change at Coleraine for Portrush. Call 028 9089 9411 for train or timetable information on all Northern Ireland Railway services. For your nearest station visit the Translink website.
Directions by Bus
We can be accessed from most towns and cities via Ulsterbus. Call 028 9033 3000 for Bus Information or further details of your local bus service visit the Translink website.
There are Airports at Belfast City, Belfast-Aldergrove and Eglinton (near Londonderry).
Ferries from Scotland
Choose from the various ferries available:
For Stenaline call 028 9074 7747 or visit the Stenaline website.
For P&O call 0870 2424 777 or visit the P&O website.
For Seacat call 0870 5523 523 or visit the Seacat website.
Portrush has large car parks located at Lansdowne, East and West Strand as well as Dunluce. Lansdowne and Dunluce Car Parks have parking for Coaches and Mini buses.