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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Sligo by train, bus and ferry, car ferry, bus, 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.

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Train, bus and ferry  •  16h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo

$129 - $194

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station 23

$73 - $93

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Train, car ferry  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo

$223 - $340

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 6m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Holyhead
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Drive from Dublin to Sligo

$131 - $181

Fly Southampton to Dublin, train  •  7h 54m

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

$91 - $344

Fly Southampton to Belfast City, bus  •  8h 35m

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

$88 - $327

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Knock, bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Knock (NOC) LGW - NOC
  3. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station

$92 - $440

Train to London Stansted, fly to Knock, bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Knock (NOC) STN - NOC
  3. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station

$78 - $252

Train to Bristol, fly to Knock, bus  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Knock (NOC) BRS - NOC
  3. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station

$99 - $393

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Knock, bus  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Knock (NOC) LTN - NOC
  4. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station

$81 - $264

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Belfast City, bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Belfast City (BHD) LHR - BHD
  4. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Enniskillen
  5. Take the bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Sligo General Hospital

$140 - $356

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BHX - BFS
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Enniskillen
  4. Take the bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Sligo General Hospital

$141 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Sligo is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £75 and takes 20h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Sligo is to train and fly and bus which costs £75 - £310 and takes 7h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Sligo station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Sligo, Sligo Bus Station via London Victoria and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 30m.

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The distance between Southampton and Sligo is 379 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Sligo without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 16h 32m and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 16h 32m to get from Southampton to Sligo, including transfers.

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Southampton to Sligo bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Sligo.
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  • Distance: 378.8 miles
  • Duration: 16h 32m

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

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Sligo. However, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the walk to Birmingham, take the bus and ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Connolly, then take the train to Sligo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southampton to Sligo via Newport (S Wales), Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Connolly Station, Amiens Street, and Connolly in around 17h 18m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Luton to Knock
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Sligo
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Drumcondra to Sligo
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
irishrail.ie
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Sligo General Hospital
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Sligo, Sligo Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Enniskillen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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