There are 2 ways to get from Dublin to Downpatrick by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus, line 15 bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. 705-x
  2. 15 / ...

$31 - $46

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. 105.2 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Downpatrick, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Dublin to Downpatrick via Dublin Airport, Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, and Belfast Europa Bus Centre in around 3 h 38 min.

Bus operators
+353 1 844 7118
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
Translink UK
+44 28 9066 6630
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Downpatrick
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
$7 - $11

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Downpatrick is 116 km. The road distance is 168 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Downpatrick is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Downpatrick is to drive which takes 1 h 52 min and costs 19€ - 29€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Downpatrick. However, there are services departing from The 3Arena and arriving at Downpatrick via Dublin Airport and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Dublin to Downpatrick, including transfers.