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There are 4 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Glengall Street

Train

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Glengall Street

Drive

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick

Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick by bus

The bus journey time between Carrick-on-Shannon and Downpatrick is around 6h 23m and covers a distance of around 224 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 52 min. Operated by Bus Eireann, Aircoach and Translink UK, the Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick bus service departs from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arrives in Downpatrick. Typically 27 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

27 Weekly Buses
6h 23m Average Duration
£26 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick is to bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 and arriving at Downpatrick via Dublin Airport and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Downpatrick is 100 miles. The road distance is 130.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick without a car is to bus which takes 6h 23m and costs €29 - €40.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 station.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick is to bus which takes 6h 23m and costs €29 - €40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 7h 10m.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Belfast, Glengall Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick.
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  • Distance: 100.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Downpatrick, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick via Zone 21, stop 111911, Dublin Airport, Belfast, Glengall Street, and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 6h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Carrick-on-Shannon to Downpatrick via Connolly, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place, and Belfast Gas Work in around 7h 10m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£14 - £17
Flexible
£16 - £19
Train from Carrick On Shannon to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Zone 21, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Bus Eireann
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Aircoach
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11
Website
Aircoach
Translink UK

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