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There are 11 ways to get from Sligo to London by bus, plane, train, shuttle, car ferry or car

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Bus to Knock, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

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Bus to Knock, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Stansted (STN)

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Bus to Knock, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Knock Airport, stop 553081
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Train to Dublin, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Bus to Derry, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
  2. Fly from Derry (LDY) to London Stansted (STN)

Bus, bus to Belfast City, fly to London Heathrow

  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. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Bus, shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast
  3. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Bus, shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast
  3. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN)
  4. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Dublin Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Busáras, stop 135001
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
  3. Take the car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
  4. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Sligo to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to London
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The cheapest way to get from Sligo to London is to bus and fly which costs €35 - €95 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Sligo to London is to bus and fly and train which costs €45 - €190 and takes 5h 6m.

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The distance between Sligo and London is 399 miles.

The best way to get from Sligo to London without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13h 52m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Sligo to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Knock Airport to London Luton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Ryanair offers flights from Knock Airport to London Luton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sligo to London.
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  • Distance: 398.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Sligo, Ireland and London, England?

There is no direct connection from Sligo to London. However, you can take the bus to Knock Airport, stop 553081, take the walk to Knock airport, fly to London Luton, take the walk to Airport Bus Station, take the bus to Luton Station Interchange, take the walk to Luton, then take the train to London King's Cross. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Knock Airport, stop 553081, take the walk to Knock airport, fly to London Stansted, take the walk to Stansted Airport, then take the train to London Liverpool St.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Knock to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £170
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Flights from Derry to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £300
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Knock to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Knock to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £120
Flights from Knock to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£10 - £55
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Derry to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sligo to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£15 - £18
Flexible
£19 - £22
Train from Sligo to Dublin Connolly
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£15 - £18
Flexible
£19 - £22
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 Knock Airport, stop 553081
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Hospital, stop 555291 to Enniskillen, stop 108081
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Busáras, stop 135001
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £21
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £35
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
1 Person
£21
2 Persons
£33
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liverpool to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Isle of Man Douglas
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £280
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Foot Passanger
£39
Motorcycle&Adult
£141
Car&Adult
£275
Car ferry from Isle of Man Douglas to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £60
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company

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