There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Kilkeel by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Dundalk Enterprise Service / ...
  2. Drive from Dundalk to Kilkeel

$25 - $36

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Bus, line 39 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Newry, Newry Bus Station X5 / ...
  2. Take the line 39 bus from Newry to Kilkeel 39

$26 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kilkeel 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Kilkeel. However, there are services departing from Busáras and arriving at Kilkeel via Newry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Kilkeel is 83 km. The road distance is 136.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kilkeel without a car is to bus and line 39 bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Dublin to Kilkeel, including transfers.

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Dublin to Kilkeel bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Busáras station.

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Dublin to Kilkeel bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Kilkeel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Kilkeel is 137 km. It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to drive from Dublin to Kilkeel.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Kilkeel. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Dublin to Kilkeel via Newry, Newry Bus Station and Newry in around 3 h 25 min.

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