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There are 5 ways to get from Sligo to Crossmaglen by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Dundalk

Bus via Dublin Airport (DUB)

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Zone 21, stop 111911
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Newry

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Connolly
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Newry

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Hospital, stop 555291 to Enniskillen, stop 108081
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Newry

Drive

  1. Drive from Sligo to Crossmaglen
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International entry into United Kingdom from Ireland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ireland
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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Ireland

  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
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  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Ireland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Crossmaglen is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Crossmaglen is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Crossmaglen is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Sligo to Crossmaglen is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 2h.

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The fastest way to get from Sligo to Crossmaglen is to drive. Taking this option will cost €18 - €27 and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sligo station to Crossmaglen. However, there are services departing from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 and arriving at Crossmaglen via Dublin Airport and Newry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Sligo and Crossmaglen is 77 miles. The road distance is 94.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Sligo to Crossmaglen without a car is to bus via Dublin Airport (DUB) which takes 7h 32m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Sligo to Crossmaglen, including transfers.

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Sligo to Crossmaglen bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081.

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The best way to get from Sligo to Crossmaglen is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs €28 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus via Dublin Airport (DUB), which costs €30 - €45 and takes 7h 32m.

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Sligo to Crossmaglen bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Newry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sligo to Crossmaglen is 95 miles. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Sligo to Crossmaglen.

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  • Distance: 76.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Sligo, Ireland and Crossmaglen, Northern Ireland?

You can take a train from Sligo to Crossmaglen via Connolly and Dundalk in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sligo to Crossmaglen via Zone 21, stop 111911, Dublin Airport, and Newry in around 7h 32m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sligo to Connolly
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£14 - £17
Flexible
£19 - £22
Train from Connolly to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£8 - £11
Flexible
£10 - £12
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Zone 21, stop 111911
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Hospital, stop 555291 to Enniskillen, stop 108081
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Airport to Newry
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Newry
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Newry
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Schedules at
translink.co.uk

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