Newtownards travel guide

Newtownards Tourism | Newtownards Guide

You're Going to Love Newtownards

With a population of 29,363, Newtownards is a must-see destination in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Newtownards

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bull & Claw Newtownards (18 Frances Street) and Tipsy Gypsy (1-2 Court Square) are great picks.

When to visit Newtownards

Newtownards in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Newtownards in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Newtownards


When flying to Newtownards, you’ll arrive at Belfast City Airport (BHD), which is located 12 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Newtownards is to pick up a car hire from Manchester, which is about 257 km from Newtownards. You’ll find branches of Easirent and GREEN MOTION , among others, in Manchester.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Newtownards, including National Express, Aircoach and Bus. From Dublin, the bus ride to Newtownards takes 177 km and will cost you around $46. From Glasgow, the ticket costs about $132 for a journey of 539 km.

Airports near Newtownards

Airlines serving Newtownards

Good (2,973 reviews)
Good (509 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,129 reviews)
Good (3,675 reviews)
Air France
Good (638 reviews)
Good (1,191 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,706 reviews)
Good (2,540 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (572 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (104 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (653 reviews)
Good (972 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (278 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,016 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (426 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (63 reviews)
Excellent (53 reviews)
Excellent (8 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in popular areas of Newtownards

Most booked hotels in Newtownards

The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
Europa Hotel
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Belfast City Centre
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Crowne Plaza Belfast
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Jurys Inn Belfast
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
Etap Belfast
Good (7.1, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Newtownards

Expect to pay $2.94 per litre in Newtownards (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.23 and $46.98. The most frequently booked car type in Newtownards is Intermediate (Renault Kadjar or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Vauxhall Corsa or similar) is, on average, 75% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.