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Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast
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Giant’s Causeway Day Trip from Belfast

By McComb's Coach Travel
Recommended by 96% of travelers
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About
Get to Giant’s Causeway with ease on this hassle-free guided tour from Belfast. Save yourself the stress of driving and ride in a luxury coach instead. As well as seeing the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Giant’s Causeway, the trip also showcases the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, Carrickfergus Castle, Carnlough, and the Caves of Cushendun.
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Ages 2-99, max of 60 per group
Duration: 9h 30m
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Live guide: English
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Highlights
  • Visit Giant’s Causeway from Belfast with round-trip transport 
  • Guide relays interesting historical tidbits along the way
  • See parts of Northern Ireland you may not access otherwise
  • Lots of great photo opportunities—including Dunluce Castle

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
What's not included
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Entrance fee to Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre (optional extra)

Board your air-conditioned coach bus, and get ready for your first stop at Giant's Causeway. At the UNESCO World Heritage Site, your guide tells you cool local legends about the site as you climb the rocks on the coast. You get enough time at the Giant’s Causeway without feeling rushed. Continue your adventures along the picturesque Antrim Road, and enjoy stops at Carrickfergus Castle, followed by Dunluce Castle, and a site made famous in the “Game of Thrones”—the Dark Hedges. Before the trip finishes, there’s also time to see Carnlough and the Caves of Cushendun, then the tour ends with a drop-off back in Belfast city center.

Start:
  • McCombs Coaches, 22-32 Donegall Rd., Belfast BT12 5JN, UK
    The tour will depart from our office, 22-32 Donegall Road, Belfast, BT12 5JN Please check-in by 8.30am with our member of staff (Check-in opens at 8am)
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5844CAUSEWAY

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is free to visit the stones at the Giant's Causeway, however, a National Trust fee applies for anyone who wants to enter the Visitor Centre.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    The tour operator has provided the following answers to customers’ questions.
    Where is the meeting point?
    The meeting point for this tour is at the Europa Hotel Belfast (at the corner of Glengall Street).
    Answered Jul 2019
    What is the meeting time?
    Please be at our departure point by 09:00 AM.
    Answered Jul 2019

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 5844CAUSEWAY

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    • 22-32 Donegall Rd., Belfast BT12 5JN, UK
      The tour will depart from our office, 22-32 Donegall Road, Belfast, BT12 5JN Please check-in by 8.30am with our member of staff (Check-in opens at 8am)
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    About the operator
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    • McComb's Coach Travel
      4,721
      Belfast, Northern Ireland
      Joined in July 2011
    • R4140YOjob
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Giants Causeway & GOT Tour
      Went on the Giants Causeway and Game of Thrones tour. The Driver/Tour Guide was Karl who was very knowledgeable, funny and charismatic. Would definitely recommend booking this trip!
      Written June 11, 2024
    • kathm366
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Length of tour perfect - 8/9 hours
      Tour was excellent as was the guide. Plenty of information, stories and humorous. Not into game of thrones but didn’t matter as stops still interesting and not too long at any place. Giants causeway a definite must, just amazing, pictures don’t do it justice
      Written June 10, 2024
    • hel23
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great tour
      Great tour, Karl was fab, told us lots of great facts and touristy info, and was funny too. Giants causeway was stunning and loved the GOT side of it
      Written June 10, 2024
    • Camper26222042615
      0 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      NEVER AGAIN!!!!
      During our tour, I witnessed a horrendous accident. This young kid was struck by a falling rock during our cave tours, the tour company did nothing to help and left the poor family behind as everyone else continued the tour. If I could leave a 0 star review I would. I will not be recommending this tour company to anyone nor will I ever be doing this tour again.
      Written June 10, 2024
    • Cruiser10107330813
      0 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      My son had medical emergency and company is evil - the tour bus driver was amazing . Only the phone reps suck
      The tour bus company is horrid even though pur tour bus driver was amazing.! My son had a medical emergency and we are from another country, so we couldn’t get seen as a new patient / our tour bus driver found us an emergency surgeon but accidentally dropped us off at wrong address. The other McCombs company representatives were horrible). They wouldn’t tell us the correct address - kept threatening to leave my son (who was suffering from serious medical emergency) stranded as my iPhone was dying in a foreign country while my child was suffering. Grateful that the doctors in Northern Ireland are nicer than this company - never travel with McCombs Travel - they don’t care about your children or mine
      Written June 4, 2024
    • M9959ZAcecilian
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Tour from Belfast to Giant Causeway, Dark Hedges, Distillery & Castles
      This trip out to the Causeway, castles, distillery and Dark Hedges was amazing. Paul was our driver and guide and he was fun, knowledgeable and great person. We took the trip out of Belfast. #MakingFamilyMemories
      Written June 4, 2024
    • K1457RAdanh
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Surprisingly great day trip.
      Karl the tour guide and driver was phenomenal. Funny, knowledgeable, open to questions and a great driver. It’s gorgeous scenery. I would have liked a little more time at some of the stops but it’s a very well organized full day.
      Written June 2, 2024
    • betabel2020
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Louis and Stevie Giant’s causeway tour, great guys.
      Louis was very a brilliant guide, very knowledgeable. Really helpful and polite to everyone. Stevie was our driver and did a great job too. Great day trip.
      Written May 30, 2024
    • F4404JPjuliec
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Wonderful day
      Karl, our tour leader/driver was a great bloke..... the tour packs so much in and he kept everyone to time by being clear about where we were going and when. He had an excellent knowledge of the places we visited and I have learnt so much about Northern Ireland. The coach was comfy, the stops are brilliant and a visit to Bushmills Shop was an added bonus. I would highly recommend this company and especially Karl !!!!
      Written May 21, 2024
    • Jaimeplusparis
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      A great day's touring in Northern Ireland
      Last month my husband and I spent a few days in Belfast. We wanted to make the most of our time and had specific places we wanted to visit, namely the Carrick-a-Rede bridge and Giant's Causeway. We chose to have a tour by private car. The staff at McComb's were very helpful on the phone helping us set this up. Even better was our driver Willie, who picked us up at our hotel The Europa and was excellent. He took us to all the places we wanted to see and even suggested a couple of others. He found us a restaurant where we had a very pleasant and delicious lunch. Throughout the whole day's drive he told us lots of facts about Northern Ireland's history past and present. He was so helpful and kept us right on track time-wise. We highly recommend McComb's, and we feel very lucky to have had Willie as our driver!
      Written May 20, 2024
    • FesterNolan
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      The craic was ninety
      We booked a full day trip with my wife, my sister and her husband. I had been to Belfast before but hadn’t done a guided tour with a local fella called Karl. This fella was outstanding with his knowledge, banter, craic and general persona.
      Written May 19, 2024
    • Julie F
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Don’t miss this trip not just for Game of Thrones fans!
      What an amazing adventure, well organised and Patrick was a wonderful guide and driving sharing all the hints and tips that got you the best view and an amazing photo to share when you got home. The jokes even made us laugh!
      Written May 16, 2024
    • fionamK289XY
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Forever memories unlocked - natural beauty
      Thank-you McCombs and especially to Paul our driver and guide for the day. Paul had all the knowledge needed for an interesting insight into the history and culture of Belfast and northern Ireland. A fair few dad jokes came out for the craic :) Perfectly timed and not rushed, we saw so much natural beauty over the course of the day. Lunch stop was planned at incredible traditional pub that served top food, the driver even took our order and called ahead to save valuable time for the sights. We were a large group and they accommodated us fantastically, felt safe and welcome throughout as the drivers clearly had good relations with the locals and were respectful to the sites. Incredible memories made, by far my favourite day of the whole trip ❤️
      Written May 14, 2024
    • Roquefort5
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      North Irish coast and Game of Thrones in a nutshell
      The tour was a great experience. Driver and guide Patrick did a fantastic job in explaining the different stops and the details of the tour.
      Written May 12, 2024
    • Jessica M
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Beautiful trip through Northern Ireland!
      My husband and I were visiting from Canada and had a wonderful time! We ended up having a beautifully clear day with sunny skies and the scenic drive through Northern Ireland was as beautiful as the sites that we visited! Patrick was a great driver and tour guide, both informative and funny!
      Written May 11, 2024
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    Cheryl L
    Skipton, UK98 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oct 2020
    We booked on this trip with 48 hr to go as with a further lockdown being threatened we were unsure we would get away. Anyway it did, and trip itself was nice and the driver was very friendly and some lovely villages seen along the way.

    I have only given 3 stars as we were given information on the wearing of masks prior to the trip, as a NHS key worker thought great. As the last couple of our party of 13 boarded the small mini-bus and asked if they needed to wear mask, the driver said it is at your discretion.

    Myself and my husband were only 2 out of 13 to wear the mask - normally I would have said something but I was unsure how this would have gone down, so Im afraid to say I said nothing.
    Written October 12, 2020
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    WA Natalie
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mar 2020 • Solo
    Despite everything happening in March of 2020, this was one of the best day tours I’ve taken! I was originally on another all-Ireland tour but sadly it was cancelled before I got to make it up to Northern Ireland and the Giants Causeway. I was pleasantly surprised that these tours were still running and it was absolutely worth it! Derek was wonderfully insightful and funny and very understanding of people’s concerns about this uncertain time, even combining both the Giants Causeway and the Game of Thrones tours, considering that many of the visiting areas were closed. Derek, you deserve a well earned break, but I hope you continue running these tours in the future!
    Written March 20, 2020
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    David Inman
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feb 2022 • Couples
    Thank you for an amazing tour to the Giants Causeway! Constant engagement and amazing commentary from Paul kept the small mini coach thoroughly entertained and laughing at his anecdotes.
    I would highly recommend this tour, as it is great value for money and the constant breaks and stops helped break up the journey. The opportunity to keep refreshed, with food and comfort breaks were appreciated and the opportunity to have lunch at a lovely pub (if needed) perfect!
    Thank you for a memorable day.
    Written February 25, 2022
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    Thank you! We're so glad you enjoyed the tour, and we appreciate the review
    Written February 28, 2022
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    Katie F
    Arklow, Ireland7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Booked this trip as it came recommended and it surely did not disappoint! Very engaging and also uniquely interesting stops. The journey was well paced and commentary throughout from our driver Derek was outstanding. He really pulled the group together and made the journey between stops entertaining with good insights and interesting facts and the occasional bad joke, however all in all a very good trip and would definitely recommend to anyone!
    Written August 10, 2021
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    amy
    Dublin, Ireland13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2020
    Myself and my friend really enjoyed the Giant's Causeway Day Trip from Belfast. We were blessed with the weather on the day, the sun was shining and it was beautiful out. The itinerary differed slightly as some of the spots were still closed off to visitors due to Covid-19 restrictions, but the company made up for it would other stop off points which were amazing. I would definitely recommend this Day Trip and Patrick our driver/guide kept everyone on the coach amused with his 'funny' jokes throughout the day :)
    Written August 11, 2020
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    Ryan Christophe... S
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2020 • Couples
    A big thank you to McCombs travel and a shout out to patrick our driver and guild. I highly recommend this company very professional, but patrick was the star of the day with his vast knowledge and witty jokes.

    He really made the tour, i came to ireland for 4 days after recently being made redundant because of Covid 19 and i tell you i completely forgot i had lost my job i was loving every bit of this tour and i do believe McCombs and patrick had a big part to play.

    Such a fun filled day in the sun travling all over the costal roads of beautiful northern ireland Also the coach was spotless, hand sanitizer provied and everyone wore a mask wirhout complaints. It was a shame the carrick-a- rede rope bridge was closed because of covid 19 but still the day was fun and the game of thrones locations are awesome if you are a fan, because patrick is a big fan... very passionate driver and guild. McCombs should be proud to have a driver / guild like that.

    Ps... i hope you get that retirement home in ( the one with 7 houses built into the rocks, which i cant remember the name of, port bracken? ) ...

    Thanks
    Ryan & Elena
    Written August 14, 2020
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    Morgana X
    Toronto, Canada18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Feb 2020 • Solo
    I had a great time during my trip! As it is off season, we travelled in a smaller very comfortable van with only about 8 people. The day was well-paced and I had a great lunch at Fullerton Arms!
    We had enough time on the bridge and to explore the Giant’s Causeway. Overall, it was easy to book and our driver was waiting promptly at the pickup spot. Although this is not a GOT tour, I learned quite a bit and saw some relevant places.
    I was very glad that I went on this trip outside the busy season as I heard it can get very crowded during the summer which is something to consider. Fully recommend Mccombs!
    Written February 5, 2020
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    Fatemah A
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Paul gave us such an informative tour today and we couldn’t have asked for a better (or funnier) coach/tour guide!

    The itinerary implied that we would begin our trip at the Giant’s Causeway but that actually happened towards the end of the tour instead but we appreciated the build up to the visit. It also helped having access to toilets every 15-30 minutes.

    Paul was great at sharing interesting historical facts about Northern Ireland and including Game of Throne references here and there too.

    All in all, we highly recommend everyone to take this trip especially if the they’re only visiting for a few days like we are and want to visit as many sights as possible. Thanks again Paul and McCombs!
    Written August 15, 2022
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    Thank you for leaving your review! We're pleased you enjoyed the tour
    Written August 16, 2022
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

    Veronique B
    Bromley, UK483 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was my second time being on a tour with this company; this time I brought a friend.
    Our driver, Stephen, was also the driver on the bus all those years ago.
    I read comments before booking the tour, although I had no doubts we would have a good time.
    Get on this tour if you are prepared to hear from a local, someone who will give facts about life in Northern Ireland - not someone who got info from a book or the internet.
    I agree with McCombs management: speaking over the driver is an absolute lack of respect to the other passengers who are enjoying being on the bus hearing the driver.
    Stephen is brillant, positive, respectful, funny, strict but fair; careful and put people at ease.
    Drivers are looking after a group of 60 people and it is a legal requirement for them to keep everyone together and on time to return safely to the City.
    Some of the locations were still close to not fault of McCombs or even their control. You have to remember that they do not own the places we visit on the tour.
    I would however say that McCombs has a responsibility to inform passengers of the amendments on the tour prior to getting on the bus - if they decide not to join after that, it’s their lost.
    We were told of the changes prior to departure, still had an amazing time; and my friend was delightful of the value for money this day out was.
    Thank you to McCombs for arranging a stop at the Fullerton for lunch
    Written March 20, 2022
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    Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We appreciate it, and are pleased you enjoyed the tour
    Written March 21, 2022
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    peetie
    Dartford Kent28 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just back from a great tour of the Giant's Causeway, Rope Bridge, Bushmills and all else possible. Our driver Derek made sure we saw everything possible without seeming rushed. He also provided hilarious entertainment with a series of increasingly dodgy jokes as well as some interesting history and insights into Northern Ireland's past. Highly recommended.
    Written February 24, 2020
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