There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Knock Shrine by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Westport Service

$62 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. 761 / ...
  2. 52 / ...

$30 - $42

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Galway Service / ...
  2. 440

$49 - $65

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. 134.3 miles

$29 - $45

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Knock Shrine, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Knock Shrine 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dublin to Knock Shrine via Galway Coach Station, Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station, and Knock in around 4 h 56 min.

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 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
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$17 - $24
Web Fare
$15 - $21
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Knock Shrine is 183 km. The road distance is 215 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Knock Shrine is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Knock Shrine is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Knock Shrine. However, there are services departing from Temple Bar, Crampton Quay and arriving at Knock via Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Dublin to Knock Shrine, including transfers.