There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Donegal by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo Sligo/Longford Service
  2. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Donegal 140.1 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Dungloe to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Donegal is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Donegal is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Donegal is 191 km. The road distance is 224.1 km.

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The bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel takes 4 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Donegal. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 119.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Donegal, IE-DL, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Donegal hourly, and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Donegal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dungloe to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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