Distance between Dundalk and Belfast
The distance from Dundalk to Belfast is 83 kilometers by road including 14 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 52 minutes and goes through Carnagat, Banbridge, Dromore, Dunmurry and Ballymurphy.
Shortest distance by air  73 km ✈️ 
Car route length  83 km 🚗 
Driving time  52 min 
Fuel amount  6.6 L 
Fuel cost  8.9 GBP 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Dundalk  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
N52 10 km, 06 min


Jonesborough  10 km  06 min  0.4 L  
N1 A1 12 km, 07 min


Carnagat  22 km  14 min  1.7 L  
A1 13 km, 08 min


Loughbrickland  35 km  22 min  2.3 L  
A1 9 km, 05 min


Banbridge  44 km  28 min  3.3 L  
A1 11 km, 06 min


Dromore  55 km  34 min  3.8 L  
A1 8 km, 05 min


Hillsborough  63 km  40 min  5.0 L  
A1 M1 12 km, 07 min


Dunmurry  75 km  47 min  6.0 L  
M1 4 km, 02 min


Ballymurphy  79 km  49 min  6.3 L  
M1 3 km, 03 min


Belfast  83 km  52 min  6.6 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Dundalk to Belfast?
Fuel cost: 8.9 GBP
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 83 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.34 GBP / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Dundalk to Belfast?
Driving time: 52 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 13 km with a maximum speed 112 km/h = 7 min
 64 km with a maximum speed 96 km/h = 40 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Dundalk to Belfast by land?
The distance between Dundalk and Belfast is 83 km by road including 14 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Dundalk and Belfast respectively.
How far is Dundalk to Belfast by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Dundalk and Belfast is 73 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Dundalk and Belfast respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Dundalk from Belfast by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 5 min to cover the distance of 73 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 19 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Dundalk to Belfast?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 18 min to cover the distance of 73 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 20 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Dundalk and Belfast?
The halfway point between Dundalk and Belfast is Banbridge. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Banbridge to Dundalk is 44 km and driving will take about 28 min. The road between Banbridge and Belfast has length 39 km and will take approximately 24 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Dundalk in relation to Belfast?
Dundalk is located 73 km southwest of Belfast.
Dundalk has geographic coordinates: latitude 54.0046, longitude 6.40089.
Belfast has geographic coordinates: latitude 54.59699, longitude 5.9301.
Which highway goes from Dundalk to Belfast?
The route from Dundalk to Belfast follows A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 M1: 13 km
 N1: 9 km
 N52: 4 km