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Bus via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station X20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Knock 440

$40 - $48

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dublin Airport to Charlestown 22

$29 - $50

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Heuston to Ballyhaunis Westport Service

$67 - $101

Bus Citylink  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station 761 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Knock 52 / ...

$31 - $43

Line 747 bus, train, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 747 bus from Dublin Airport to Heuston Station, Victoria Quay 747
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Athlone
  3. Take the bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Knock 440

$55 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine 138.1 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore to Lennon's Cafe, Knock

$74 - $122

What companies run services between Dublin Airport (DUB), Ireland and Knock Shrine, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station and Knock in around 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Donegal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Ballyhaunis
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Athlone
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Athlone, Athlone Bus Station to Knock
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Knock
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Night bus from Dublin Airport to Charlestown
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$18 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $22
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Dublin Bus
Website
dublinbus.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Heuston Station, Victoria Quay
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
dublinbus.ie
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore to Lennon's Cafe, Knock
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin Airport (DUB) and Knock Shrine is 181 km. The road distance is 221 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine is to night bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine. However, there are services departing from Dublin Airport and arriving at Knock via Athlone, Athlone Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Dublin Airport (DUB) to Knock Shrine, including transfers.