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There are 10 ways to get from Sligo to Scotland by bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus, train, car ferry  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry 64 / ...
  2. Take the train from Londonderry station to York Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$115 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus to Knock, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
  2. Fly from Knock (NOC) to Edinburgh (EDI) NOC - EDI

$57 - $226

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Train, bus and ferry  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Connolly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central

$147 - $284

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Busáras 23
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11

$83 - $121

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sligo to Larne
  2. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  3. Drive from Cairnryan to Glasgow

$76 - $168

Bus to Derry, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
  2. Fly from Derry (LDY) to Glasgow (GLA) LDY - GLA

$59 - $131

Train to Dublin, fly to Glasgow  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Drumcondra
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA

$66 - $198

Bus, shuttle to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Derry to Belfast
  3. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA

$88 - $175

Bus, bus to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Lurgan Loughview Park and Ride Lough Road
  3. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA

$72 - $190

Bus to Donegal, fly to Glasgow  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Connolly's Pub, Markievicz Road to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Glasgow (GLA) CFN - GLA

$80 - $315

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sligo to Scotland is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sligo to Scotland is to bus and fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sligo station to Scotland station. However, there are services departing from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Dublin and Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 38 min.

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The distance between Sligo and Scotland is 392 km.

The best way to get from Sligo to Scotland without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 12 h 51 min and costs 100€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 12 h 51 min to get from Sligo to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Derry Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Sligo to Scotland bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Loganair offers flights from Derry Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sligo to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 244.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 51 min

What companies run services between Sligo, Ireland and Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Sligo to Glasgow. However, you can take the bus to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry, take the bus to Derry Duke Street, take the walk to Londonderry station, take the train to York Street, take the taxi to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, then take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sligo to Glasgow via Connolly, Dublin, Manchester, Manchester Piccadilly, and Preston in around 18 h 8 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Knock to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Derry to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Donegal to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Londonderry station to York Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sligo to Connolly
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sligo to Drumcondra
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
irishrail.ie
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
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
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Airporter UK
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Enniskillen to Lurgan Loughview Park and Ride Lough Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$15 - $22
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Connolly's Pub, Markievicz Road to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
feda.iesite
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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