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

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Bus Aircoach  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Dublin Airport 22 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$33 - $44

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Bus Translink UK  •  5 h

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

$20 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$61 - $92

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Longford to Belfast 133 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Longford to Belfast is to bus which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Longford to Belfast is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Longford station to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Longford, Outside Train Station and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Longford to Belfast station. However, there are services departing from Longford and arriving at Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station via Connolly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Longford and Belfast is 155 km. The road distance is 212.9 km.

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The best way to get from Longford to Belfast without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 28€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Longford to Belfast, including transfers.

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Longford to Belfast bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Longford, Outside Train Station.

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Map of how to get from Longford to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 97.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Longford to Belfast via Dublin Airport in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Longford to Belfast via Connolly in around 5 h 2 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Longford to Connolly
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Longford, Outside Train Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Andrew Wharton Coach Hire
Phone
+353 86 818 1435
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Courthouse to Cavan, Cavan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Cavan to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$20 - $29

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