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There are 5 ways to get from Sligo to Elphin by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Carrick on Shannon

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Garda Station to Carrick-On-Shannon
  2. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 to Elphin, stop 152381

3 alternative options

Line 23 night bus, line 570 bus

  1. Take the line 23 night bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Boyle Garda Station, stop 555791
  2. Take the line 570 bus from Boyle to Elphin, Elphin

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Sligo to Elphin

Drive

  1. Drive from Sligo to Elphin
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The cheapest way to get from Sligo to Elphin is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sligo to Elphin is to taxi which costs €85 - €110 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sligo station to Elphin. However, there are services departing from Sligo, Sligo Garda Station and arriving at Elphin, stop 152381 via Carrick Plaza, stop 556261. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Sligo and Elphin is 51 km. The road distance is 59.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sligo to Elphin without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs €30 - €40.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Sligo to Elphin, including transfers.

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Sligo to Elphin bus services, operated by Westlink Coaches, depart from Sligo, Sligo Garda Station.

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The best way to get from Sligo to Elphin is to train which takes 56 min and costs €30 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €22 and takes 2h 7m.

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Sligo to Elphin bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Elphin, stop 152381 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sligo to Elphin is 59 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Sligo to Elphin.

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  • Distance: 50.5 km
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Irish Rail operates a train from Sligo to Carrick on Shannon every 2 hours. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sligo to Elphin via Carrick-On-Shannon and Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 in around 2h 7m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Westlink Coaches
Phone
071 9641059
Website
westlinkcoaches.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Garda Station to Carrick-On-Shannon
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Westlink Coaches
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 Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 to Elphin, stop 152381
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Bus Eireann
Night bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Boyle Garda Station, stop 555791
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Phone
044 9340801
Email
lwr@locallink.ie
Website
locallinklwr.ie
Bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Elphin
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Bus from Boyle to Elphin, Elphin
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Local Link Longford Westmeath Roscommon
Other operators
Taxi from Sligo to Elphin
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
€85 - €110
The Four's Taxi
Phone
+353 71 914 4444
Taxis Sligo
Phone
+353 86 121 9111
Website
sligotaxi.com
Emerald Taxis
Phone
+353 71 914 8888
Website
emeraldtaxisligo.com

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