By Air

Getting to Donegal has never been easier. Dublin, Belfast City and Belfast International Airports are less than 3 hours and 2 hours drive respectively. Donegal Airport is located in the heart of the Donegal Gaeltacht and the regional airports of City of Derry and Ireland West Airport are within 30 minutes and 2 hours drive also.

By Sea

Donegal is serviced by first-class Ferry connections to Belfast and Larne with Scotland, England and the Isle of Man. New, high-speed vessels, enhanced on-board amenities, entertainment and shopping make the car ferry a very attractive way to go.

There is also ferry services available from Wales via Dublin’s two ports, Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire. Irish Ferries operate from Dublin Port to Holyhead, Wales and Stena Line's HSS (High Speed Sea Service) operates from Holyhead to Dublin.

UK Ferry Planner:

  Cairnryan to Belfast   2h 15m   Book Now  
Liverpool to Belfast 8h   Book Now  
  Holyhead to Dublin   3h 15m   Book Now  
  Cairnryan to Larne   2h   Book Now  
  Liverpool to Dublin   8h   Book Now  
  Isle of Man to Belfast   2h 45m   Book Now  
  Isle of Man to Dublin   2h 55m   Book Now  

By Bus

Express buses serve the principal towns of Donegal from Dublin, Belfast, Derry and other major cities.

Long distance bus services:

  Dublin/Dublin Airport
- Letterkenny
  buseireann.ie
+353 74 9121309
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Sligo - Letterkenny buseireann.ie
+353 74 9121309
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    busfeda.ie
+353 74 9548114
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  Galway – Letterkenny   buseireann.ie
+353 74 9121309
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    busfeda.ie
+353 74 9548114
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  Belfast to Derry   translink.co.uk
+44 28 90 666630
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  Belfast to Strabane   translink.co.uk
+44 28 90 666630
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  Belfast – Enniskillen   translink.co.uk
+44 28 90 666630
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Local bus services:

  All Local Bus
Eireann Routes
  buseireann.ie
+353 74 9121309
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Dublin - Donegal johnmcginley.com
+353 74 9135201
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  Dublin - Inishowen   johnmcginley.com
+353 74 9135201
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  Galway - Sligo -
Letterkenny/Donegal
Town (servicing West
Donegal)
  busfeda.ie
+353 74 9548114
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  Inishowen - Derry
- Letterkenny
  foylecoaches.com
+353 74 9382619
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By Car

Donegal is linked to the major cities of Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Sligo and Galway by Motorway and excellent road infrastructure.

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