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Packed with scenic views, historical sites and colourful coastal villages, Causeway Coastal Route is an epic tour of Northern Ireland’s coast.

The car rental and hotel stays are included in the package, along with a bunch of other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy and unforgettable.

  • Round trip airfare to Dublin
  • 7 nights comfort class accommodation (a combination of B&B, 3 star and 4 star hotels)
  • Breakfast daily
  • 8-day car rental per category selected
  • Collision Damage Waiver, Theft Protection, Third Party Liability, Location Service Charges, tax
  • Includes Careflex: Cancel up to 3 days prior
July 14-September 18, 2024
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton from $2399 + $742 tax
Kelowna, Victoria, Winnipeg from $2699 + $742 tax
Toronto, Montreal from $2299 + $742 tax
Ottawa, Halifax from $2499 + $742 tax

Please note: Package includes manual compact car rental. Additional cost to upgrade to automatic

– Hotel Parking may be subject to availability and can have fees

Hotels: Will be assigned by the supplier up to 3 days prior to departure. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.

Note: Day tours and visits not included, just where you stay each night is set. Distances shown include visits as described, but you are able to adjust the itinerary to better suit what you want to see along the way.

Day 1 Depart Canada

Board your flight to Dublin.

Day 2 Welcome to Dublin 

Pick up your car at Dublin Airport and make your way to your hotel in the city center. The remainder of the day is yours to explore at your own leisure.
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3-star hotel or 4-star hotel

Day 3 Dublin – Belfast (B)

Leave Dublin and travel north towards Belfast. From Newry, travel east through the scenic Mourne region and onto Downpatrick, where you can visit the Saint Patrick Centre—one of Northern Ireland’s first permanent exhibitions to tell the story of the country’s patron saint. Next, arrive at Castle Ward, a beautiful walled estate in a stunning location overlooking Strangford Lough. Once in Belfast, wander around the city centre and admire some exquisite examples of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
Travel Distance: 170 km
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3-star hotel or 4-star hotel

Day 4 Belfast – Ballymena (B)

Heading north from Belfast, take the route to Newtownabbey and cruise towards the seaside town of Carrickfergus. From there, there are many places to see and explore, like Islandmagee, Larne, Ballygally and more before nearing the town of Ballymena.
Travel Distance: 100 km
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3-star hotel or 4-star hotel

Day 5 Ballymena – Portrush (B)

See one of Northern Ireland’s most iconic sites: The Dark Hedges, a long country road framed by interlocking beech trees, creating a mesmerizing vista. Then, head west to the Giant’s Causeway and visit the Visitor Centre, which gives travellers both scientific and mythic explanations behind this heritage site. The day ends in Portrush, famed for its golden beaches, brilliant surf, and world-class golf course–the Royal Portrush Golf Club.
Travel Distance: 65 km
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3 or 4-star

Day 6 Portrush – Derry (B)

With Portrush in your rearview mirror, take a short drive to the seaside town of neighboring Portstewart. Here, you can enjoy the beautiful Portrush Whiterocks Beach followed by a stop at Mussenden Temple near Castlerock, perched precariously on a cliff top with a commanding view of the coast. Finally, stop at the walled city of Derry and check into your hotel.
Travel Distance: 40 km
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3-star hotel or 4-star hotel

Day 7 Derry – Ennikskillen (B)

Head north towards the Inishowen Peninsula to Ireland’s northernmost point: Malin Head. After a tour of this part of Ireland, start your route towards Ennikskillen through Donegal and Fermanagh. The beautiful County of Fermanagh includes wide stretches of dotted waterway and secluded bays surrounded by a patchwork of green fields, sift undulating hillsides, and fresh forests.
Travel Distance: 55 km
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3-star hotel or 4-star hotel

Day 8 Ennikskillen – Dublin (B)

Commence your journey back to Dublin by travelling through the Boyne Valley. Visit Oldbridge House to learn about the Battle of the Boyne, fought between King William III and his father-in-law, King James II in 1690. Stay in Dublin overnight.
Travel Distance: 105 km
Accommodation: Bed & Breakfast, 3-star hotel or 4-star hotel

Day 9 Dublin – Canada (B)

After breakfast, return your rental car at the airport and board your return flight back to Canada.

Car Rental:

  • Mini 2-door manual car rental (MBMN) VW Up or similar
  • Economy manual car rental (ECMN) Opel Corsa or similar
  • Compact manual car rental (CCMN) Ford Focus or similar
  • Economy automatic car rental (ECAN) VW Up or similar
  • Compact automatic car rental (CCAN) Ford Focus or similar
  • Standard automatic car rental (SDAR) Skoda Octavia or similar

Above refers to HERTZ standard categories


  • Collision Damage Waiver
  • Theft Protection
  • Third Party Liability
  • Location Service Charges
  • Tax

Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287