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

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Enniskillen 261 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$34 - $45

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 10m

  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  •  2h 2m

  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 2h 2m.

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

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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 Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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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 4h 10m and costs £26 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m 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 2h 2m to drive from Belfast to Donegal.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Donegal. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 88 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

You can take a bus from Belfast to Donegal via Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen in around 4h 10m.

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
2h 10m
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 Enniskillen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Bus Eireann

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