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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen 458
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 261
  3. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$85 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus to Derry, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 43 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

$33 - $101

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen 458
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 261
  3. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr Railway Station Sl
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$94 - $108

Train, car ferry  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Sligo to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  4. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  5. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$159 - $210

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

$79 - $163

Bus to Knock, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 44 min

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

$50 - $208

Bus to Donegal, fly to Glasgow  •  6 h 32 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

Bus, bus to Belfast City, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  3. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA

$55 - $167

Bus, bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
  3. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA

$63 - $151

Train to Dublin, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 10 min

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

$68 - $181

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sligo to Scotland is to bus and fly which costs 28€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sligo to Scotland is to bus and fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Sligo and Scotland is 392 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 57 min to get from Sligo to Scotland, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Scotland is Dundee (DND) Airport which is 76.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Inverness (INV) (83.9 km), Edinburgh (EDI) (104 km), Glasgow (GLA) (104.3 km) and Aberdeen (ABZ) (124.5 km).

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Map of how to get from Sligo to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 244.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 57 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 Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen, take the walk to Enniskillen, take the bus to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, 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 Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen, Enniskillen, Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Ayr Railway Station, and Ayr in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Knock to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 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 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Derry to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $140
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Derry to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Donegal to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sligo to Connolly
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Sligo to Maynooth
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo General Hospital to Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Lurga, Knock Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Enniskillen to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
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
Every 4 hours
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
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$165
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
$30 - $90
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$64
Standard Car
$90

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