Distance between Swords and Ballyclare
The distance from Swords to Ballyclare is 173 kilometers by road including 98 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 41 minutes and goes through Stamullen, Dundalk, Carnagat, Banbridge, Dromore, Dunmurry and Ballymurphy.
Shortest distance by air  144 km ✈️ 
Car route length  173 km 🚗 
Driving time  1 h 41 min 
Fuel amount  13.8 L 
Fuel cost  19.6 GBP 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Swords  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
R132 M1 19 km, 11 min


Stamullen  19 km  11 min  1.3 L  
M1 48 km, 25 min


Dundalk  67 km  37 min  5.1 L  
M1 N1 25 km, 14 min


Carnagat  92 km  51 min  7.3 L  
A1 22 km, 13 min


Banbridge  113 km  1 h 05 min  8.8 L  
A1 11 km, 06 min


Dromore  124 km  1 h 12 min  9.4 L  
A1 M1 21 km, 12 min


Dunmurry  145 km  1 h 24 min  11.5 L  
M1 4 km, 02 min


Ballymurphy  149 km  1 h 26 min  11.8 L  
M1 M2 11 km, 06 min


Greencastle  160 km  1 h 33 min  12.6 L  
M2 A8 13 km, 07 min


Ballyclare  173 km  1 h 41 min  13.8 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Swords to Ballyclare?
Fuel cost: 19.6 GBP
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 173 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.42 GBP / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Swords to Ballyclare?
Driving time: 1 h 41 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 93 km with a maximum speed 112 km/h = 49 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 2 min
 69 km with a maximum speed 96 km/h = 43 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Swords to Ballyclare by land?
The distance between Swords and Ballyclare is 173 km by road including 98 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Swords and Ballyclare respectively.
How far is Swords to Ballyclare by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Swords and Ballyclare is 144 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 Swords and Ballyclare respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Swords from Ballyclare by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 10 min to cover the distance of 144 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 39 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 Swords to Ballyclare?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 36 min to cover the distance of 144 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 41 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 Swords and Ballyclare?
The halfway point between Swords and Ballyclare is Carnagat. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Carnagat to Swords is 92 km and driving will take about 51 min. The road between Carnagat and Ballyclare has length 81 km and will take approximately 49 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Swords in relation to Ballyclare?
Swords is located 144 km south of Ballyclare.
Swords has geographic coordinates: latitude 53.45983, longitude 6.21846.
Ballyclare has geographic coordinates: latitude 54.75253, longitude 6.00109.
Which highway goes from Swords to Ballyclare?
The route from Swords to Ballyclare follows M1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A1: 52 km
 M2: 9 km
 N1: 9 km
 A8: 4 km
 B94: 4 km
 A8(M): 2 km
 A12: 2 km
 R132: 1 km