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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 64 bus  •  3 h 28 min

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

$26 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Londonderry station

$28 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Letterkenny 102 miles

$22 - $35

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Letterkenny, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Letterkenny via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and Foyle Street Bus Station Derry in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, Translink UK operates a train from Belfast to Letterkenny every 3 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 10 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
$16 - $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
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Letterkenny, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast and Letterkenny is 122 km. The road distance is 163 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Letterkenny is to drive which costs £16 - £25 and takes 1 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Letterkenny is to drive which takes 1 h 55 min and costs £16 - £25.

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Letterkenny. However, there are services departing from Belfast Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Letterkenny, Bus Station via Foyle Street Bus Station Derry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Belfast to Letterkenny, including transfers.