There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Longford by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus Translink UK  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan 271
  2. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Courthouse 975

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Longford Sligo/Longford Service

$62 - $91

2 alternative options

Bus Aircoach  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to St. Joseph's 22 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Longford 122.9 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Longford is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Longford is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Longford is 97 miles. The road distance is 122.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Belfast to Longford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Longford. However, there are services departing from Belfast Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Courthouse via Cavan, Cavan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Belfast station to Longford. However, there are services departing from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station and arriving at Longford via Connolly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Longford is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Belfast to Longford.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Longford.
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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Longford, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Longford via Cavan and Cavan, Cavan Bus Station in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast to Longford via Connolly in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Longford
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
Andrew Wharton Coach Hire
Phone
+353 86 818 1435
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Courthouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to St. Joseph's
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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