Open Championship 2019 Transport

Golf-Drives will be providing transfers for the upcoming 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland. It is only the second time that the event has been held outside of Scotland & England.

Let us help you with your stay, so that you don’t have to miss out on any of the action. Get transfers from the nearby Belfast International Airport or the further Dublin Airport. We will also provide help with transfers to and from your accommodation to the tournament, surrounding golf courses, even including transfers between courses themselves.

We have vehicles equipped for groups of all sizes and included in our tee-off time-based booking system, you also have luggage space for a golf bag as standard. The quoted price you’re getting is what you pay.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS
Arrow


GOLF ITINERARY?

Click for a quote!

GOT A GOLF ITINERARY?
CLICK HERE & GET A QUOTE

Can't find your airport/destination here?

We've got you covered!

Enter you details and our customer services team will send you an email with pricing information within 24 hours

Let us help you with your stay, so that you don’t have to miss out on any of the action. Along with transfers from the nearby Belfast International Airport or the further Dublin Airport. We will also provide help with transfers to and from your accommodation to the tournament, surrounding golf courses, even including transfers between courses themselves.

We have vehicles equipped for groups of all sizes and included in our tee-off time-based booking system, you also have luggage space for a golf bag as standard. The quoted price you’re getting is what you pay.

The Open Championship 2019 is one of the biggest golfing events of the year. It is golf’s oldest and most international Championship. To help you plan how to support your favourite players, we’ve made golfing holidays to the Open Championship 2019 easy with our golf trip guide.

When and Where is the 2019 Open Championship?

The 2019 Open Championship will be held on the Dunluce Course at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland. It will be held from the 18th to the 21st of July but many of the golfers will begin arriving for practice days from the 14th. Transfers from Belfast International Airport typically take about an hour’s drive to reach the course with Dublin taking a while longer at just over two hours and thirty minutes.

Truly flawless door-to-door service

  • Golf bags included in luggage as standard
  • Relax knowing that someone will be waiting at the airport
  • 24/7 assist while you're travelling
  • Get to your destination safely and comfortably

Getting to the Open Championship 2019 in Antrim could not be more simple with Golf-Drives. We offer transfers from Belfast Airport to surrounding hotels, transfers to Royal Portrush for the event itself, transfers from your accommodation to surrounding golf courses and even between golf courses.

Golf-Drives will take care of all your transfers for the duration of your break in Antrim for the Open Championship. All of our transfers come with one golf bag per person included in the price as standard.

Golf-Drives offer a wide range of transfers, including; Private Golf Transfers and Private Golf Coaches from the airport and Golf Transfers to Le Golf National, from your accommodation to the golf course and back or between courses.

Simply use the quote generator to get your quote, book your transfer online and then sit back and relax, knowing that your transfer will be waiting for you when you need it.

Find out more information on our transfer types.

Belfast Airport to Open Championship time is approx. 1hr
Dublin Airport to Open Championship time is approx. 2hr30mins

Where to stay for the Open Championship 2019

When attending The Open one of the biggest questions on your mind will probably be ‘Where am I going to stay?’. You have a variety of choices but the most common one is Belfast City which offers a great range of accommodation options and it’s only a 25 minutes transfer from the airport and just over an hour to Royal Portrush Golf Club.

Close to various top golf courses, the city offers a variety of accommodation options as well as plenty activities away from the green.

If you’re looking to stay out of the city, consider some of these locations:

Londonderry/Derry City – Transfers to Royal Portrush take approximately 55 minutes; Transfers to Belfast Airport take around 1 hour 20 minutes.

Ballycastle – Transfers to Royal Portrush take approximately 30 minutes; Transfers to Belfast Airport take 55 minutes

Ballymena – Transfer to Royal Portrush take approximately 30 minutes; Transfers to Belfast Airport take around 25 minutes.

Carrickfergus – Transfer to Royal Portrsh take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes; Transfers to Belfast airport take around 30 minutes.

Golf Courses near the Open Championship 2019

Want to play golf as well as watching Open Championship? There are plenty of spectacular golf courses in Antrim and the surrounding areas. Here are just some of our favourites:

Royal County Down Golf Club


Located in Newcastle, County Down. Royal County Down Golf Club was founded in 1889 and is one of the oldest golf clubs on the entire island of Ireland. It has two different 18 hole courses set against the thrilling background of the mountains of Mourne. The club hosted the Irish Open in 2015 and was named by Rory McIlroy as his favorite course in the world.

Portstewart Golf Club


Host of the 2017 Irish Open Portstewart Golf Club was founded in 1894. It consists of three different 18 hole courses and is the closest to Royal Portrush at only a 10min transfer away. Book early if you want to golf here to avoid disappointment as this will be in high demand during The Open week.

Lough Erne Golf Resort


As one of the finest golf resorts in Ireland, Lough Erne has an amazing 36 hole golf experience split across two different championship courses. It was designed by 6 time major winner Sir Nick Faldo and offers beautiful views of Castle Hume Lough & Lough Erne. It is situated at just over a two hour transfer away from Royal Portrush, but it simply had to be included on this list.

Castlerock Golf Club


Situated on the causeway coast and nestled among the sand dunes this course is very similar to Royal Portrush being only 20 minutes away by transfer. It was designed by Ben Sayers back in 1908 when it went from a 7 to 18 hole course. Later in the 1930’s Harry Colt who helped design Royal Portrush was involved in a redesign of the course.

Malone Golf Club


Situated in Belfast it is one of the best parkland golf courses in all of Ireland. With its 27 holes and location beside a 20 acre lake there is no better place to pick up your clubs and enjoy a few rounds. It is a 1hr 20min transfer away from Royal Portrush.

Francesco Molinari

Francesco Molinari became Italy’s first major winner, winning the 147th Open Championship with bogey-free 69 at Carnoustie. The Italian is having the best season of his career, previously winning the 2018 BMW PGA Championship.

Jordan Spieth

Hosted at The Royal Birkdale in England, Jordan Speith claimed the victory at the 146th Open in 2017. Through claiming his victory, Speith had won the Masters Tournament, the US Open and The Open crowns by the age of 23.

Rory McIlroy

Winning by two strokes from Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia, Rory McIlroy won claimed the title at the 143rd Open at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in 2014. As a result of his win, McIlroy became the 3rd youngest player to win three different Majors, behind the iconic Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.

Tiger Woods

With three Open Championship wins, numerous memorable Tiger Woods golf moments have been created during the tournament. One of the most memorable came following his latest win in 2006 when he became the first player since Tom Watson in 1983 to successfully retain his title.

Padraig Harrington

Padraig Harrington has set numerous European records during the Open. Winner of the 2007 Championship, he was the first European in eight years to win a Major Championship. In the following year at Royal Birkdale, Harrington then became the first European to retain his title since James Braid in 1906.

Royal Portrush Golf Club

The Dunluce Course at Royal Portrush Golf Club famously played host to The Open back in 1951. The course is one of the most renowned in the world and it consists of amazing sea views along with expansive sand dunes that go as far as the eye can see.

The rugged terrain ensures that there should be some highly entertaining golf on show from some of the worlds best when they roll into town. The course originally designed by Harry Colt will feature two new holes to add further challenge and excitement to this spectacle.

The Open Championship

The Open is one of the four major championships in golf. It is the eldest of the them and this year’s tournament is the 148th in its history. The tournament is always held on British soil usually in Scotland or England but this year for the first time since 1951 it will be held in Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.

Following last year’s tournament win by the Italian Francesco Molinari this year’s purse will be just over $10 million dollars. It is expected that there will be a star studded line up of golfers on show, so this is truly one occasion that you don’t want to miss.

Transfer types to suit all budgets

 

Golf Transfer

Book a driver and vehicle to take you to the course for tee-off time and back to your hotel for when you finish your round.

_____

Door-to-door service. No sharing with others and no additional stops en-route.

 

Golf Private

Book a driver and vehicle for your sole use.

_____

No sharing with others, no waiting at the airport and a direct door-to-door service, with no additional stops en route.

 

Golf Coach

Similar to a private transfer the only difference is that it is using a larger vehicle.

_____

Perfect for larger groups wanting to travel together.

Get an INSTANT quote

Book online in a couple of minutes.

Get INSTANT confirmation of your booking.

Last-minute?

We accept all bookings up to 48 hours prior

Loyalty Scheme?

Save on future bookings by earning points when you book

Want the best price?

Book early to get the biggest choice of transfers

Easier than alternatives

We take the hassle out of arranging transport or using public transport

Local currency?

Pay in £GBP, €EUR, CHF, $USD or $CAD

Need to cancel?

Get a full refund when you cancel +14 days before travel.

Ready for your holiday?

Book your airport transfer now