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Recommended option

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

Cheapest option

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 4 min

  1. Take the train from Longford to Connolly Sligo/Longford Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service

$61 - $92

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Longford to Belfast 133 miles

$28 - $45

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 4 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Longford to Connolly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Longford and Belfast is 155 km. The road distance is 213 km.

The cheapest way to get from Longford to Belfast is to bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 5 h.

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

No, there is no direct train from Longford to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Longford and arriving at Belfast Central via Connolly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Longford 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.

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