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

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Train  •  3 h 11 min

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

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  3 h 33 min

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

$35 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Sligo 130.1 miles

$28 - $45

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

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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 11 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Sligo is 179 km. The road distance is 208.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Sligo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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The train from Connolly to Sligo takes 3 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dublin to Sligo bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Busáras station.

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Dublin to Sligo train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Connolly station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Sligo is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Dublin to Sligo bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Sligo, Sligo Bus Station.

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Dublin to Sligo train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Sligo station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Sligo.
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  • Distance: 112 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Sligo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Sligo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $45 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
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Sligo is 208 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Dublin to Sligo.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Sligo. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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