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There are 2 ways to get from Sligo to Magherafelt by bus or car

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry 64 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Castledawson Park and Ride 212

$39 - $50

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Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Sligo to Magherafelt 99.7 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sligo to Magherafelt is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sligo to Magherafelt is to drive which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sligo station to Magherafelt. However, there are services departing from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station and arriving at Magherafelt via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and Castledawson Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 min.

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The distance between Sligo and Magherafelt is 132 km. The road distance is 159.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sligo to Magherafelt without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Sligo to Magherafelt, including transfers.

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Sligo to Magherafelt bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Sligo, Sligo Bus Station.

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Sligo to Magherafelt bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Castledawson Park and Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sligo to Magherafelt is 159 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Sligo to Magherafelt.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Magherafelt. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sligo to Magherafelt.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Sligo to Magherafelt via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and Castledawson Park and Ride in around 5 h 2 min.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Castledawson Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$10 - $15

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