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

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Bus Translink UK  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Cavan 271
  2. Take the bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road 65

$37 - $49

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Roscommon Westport Service

$70 - $105

Bus via Dublin Airport  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station X20 / ...

$43 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Roscommon 142.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Roscommon is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Roscommon is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Roscommon is 114 miles. The road distance is 142.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Belfast to Roscommon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Roscommon. However, there are services departing from Belfast Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road via Cavan, Cavan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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

You can take a bus from Belfast to Roscommon via Cavan and Cavan, Cavan Bus Station in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast to Roscommon via Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, and Heuston in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast Central to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Roscommon
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $29
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Cavan, Cavan Bus Station to Roscommon, Roscommon Mart Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Athlone, Athlone Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.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 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie

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