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

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly 8
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Longford 15

$62 - $91

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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 / ...

$32 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus Translink UK  •  4 h 58 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

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 £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Longford is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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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 St. Joseph's via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 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 4 h 53 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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The best way to get from Belfast to Longford without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Belfast to Longford, including transfers.

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Belfast to Longford bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Belfast to Longford train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Longford is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Longford.
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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Belfast to Longford via Connolly in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Belfast to Longford via Dublin Airport in around 4 h 57 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Longford
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Airport to St. Joseph's
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
Bus Eireann
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
4 times a day
Website
Andrew Wharton Coach Hire

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Belfast to Longford bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at St. Joseph's station.

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Belfast to Longford train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Longford station.

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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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There are 62+ hotels available in Longford. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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