There are 4 ways to get from Buncrana to Galway by bus, car or plane

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Bus Bus Feda Teoranta  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Bus Station to Eyre Square Galway 964 / ...

$26 - $79

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Bus Bus Eireann  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station 64

$48 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Buncrana to Galway 174.6 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Dublin (DUB) CFN - DUB
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station

$83 - $173

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The cheapest way to get from Buncrana to Galway is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buncrana to Galway is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buncrana to Galway. However, there are services departing from St.Mary's Road Buncrana and arriving at Eyre Square Galway via Letterkenny, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Buncrana and Galway is 232 km. The road distance is 279.3 km.

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The best way to get from Buncrana to Galway without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 22€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Buncrana to Galway, including transfers.

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Buncrana to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, arrive at Letterkenny, Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Donegal Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Buncrana to Galway bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, arrive at Eyre Square Galway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buncrana to Galway is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from Buncrana to Galway.

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  • Distance: 144.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Buncrana, Ireland and Galway, Ireland?

Bus Feda Teoranta operates a bus from Buncrana to Galway every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Bus Eireann also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Donegal to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Bus operators
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Bus Station to Eyre Square Galway
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite
Bus from Letterkenny, Ramelton Road to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Bus Station to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
John McGinley
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Mangan Tours
Phone
+353 749135460
Website
mangantours.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
mangantours.ie
Citylink
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.ie
Standard
$18 - $25
Web Fare
$15 - $22
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Galway Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie

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