There are 3 ways to get from Belfast to Donegal by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

$33 - $44

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Train, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Londonderry station
  2. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

$35 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Donegal 107 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Donegal is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Donegal is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Donegal. However, there are services departing from Belfast Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel via Foyle Street Bus Station Derry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Donegal is 88 miles. The road distance is 107 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Donegal without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 15 min and costs £25 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Belfast to Donegal, including transfers.

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Belfast to Donegal bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Belfast Europa Bus Centre station.

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Belfast to Donegal bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Donegal is 107 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Belfast to Donegal.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Donegal. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 88 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Belfast to Donegal via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and Foyle Street Bus Station Derry in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Londonderry station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$16 - $24
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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