Getting to Sligo
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Daily connections every 2 hours cover the Dublin – Sligo route. On weekdays there are 8 trains each way. Journey time 2 hours 55 minutes. Book online for special offers. For more details, see the Irish Rail website.
Belfast – Sligo
Via the M1, A4 and N16, Sligo can be reached from Belfast in 2 hours 45 minutes. Approximately 202 kilometres .
Derry – Sligo
Via the A5 and N15, Sligo can be reached from Derry in just over 1½ hours. Approximately 137 kilometres.
Dublin – Sligo
Via the N4, Sligo can be reached from Dublin in 2 hours 40 minutes. Approximately 210 kilometres.
Galway – Sligo
Via the N17, and N4, Sligo can be reached from Galway in just 1 hour and 45 minutes. Approximately 137 kilometres.
Donegal – Sligo
Via the N15, Sligo can be reached from Donegal in under 50 minutes. Approximately 64 kilometres .
Knock Airport – Sligo
Via the N17 Sligo can be reached from Knock in 45 minutes. Approximately 62 kilometers.
IRELAND WEST (KNOCK) AIRPORT
Ireland West/Knock airport is 45 minutes from Sligo and you can get low cost
flights from 10 U.K. airports to Knock.
Bus Eireann operates a regular bus service From Knock Airport to Sligo Route 64
or car hire is available at the airport.
U.K. Airports with direct connections to Knock Airport
London Stanstead www.ryanair.com
London Luton www.ryanair.com
East Midlands www.ryanair.com
London Gatwick www.aerlingus.com
European Airports with direct connections to Knock Airport
Check www.irelandwestairport.com or on the airlines' own websites for more information and updates.
Rural Transport Programme
Transport is provided by Bus Eireann and the Rural Transport Programme
Bus Eireann Services and Timetables can be accessed on www.buseireann.ie
Rural Transport Services and Timetables can be accessed on www.sligoruraltransport.com or by contacting Annette and Sinead on 096-47100.