There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Sligo by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo Sligo/Longford Service

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station 23

$21 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Sligo 130.1 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Sligo, Ireland?

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Sligo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Sligo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dublin to Sligo?

The distance between Dublin and Sligo is 179 km. The road distance is 208 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dublin to Sligo?

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Sligo is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dublin to Sligo?

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Sligo is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

Is there a direct train between Dublin and Sligo?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Connolly and arriving at Sligo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Sligo?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Sligo, Sligo Bus Station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Sligo?

The train from Connolly to Sligo takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.