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There are 4 ways to get from Donegal to Elphin by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 64 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sligo to Carrick on Shannon Sligo/Longford Service / ...

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Bus via Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Market Square, stop 141641 64
  2. Take the bus from Market Square, stop 141641 to Elphin, stop 152381 451

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Garda Station, Donegal Town to Murray's Bar 964
  2. Take the bus from Market Square, stop 141641 to Elphin, stop 152381 451

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Donegal to Elphin 122.4 km

Donegal to Elphin by bus

1 Weekly Buses
3h 49m Average Duration
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donegal to Elphin is to bus via Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 which costs €13 - €21 and takes 4h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Donegal to Elphin is to drive which takes 1h 34m and costs €23 - €35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donegal station to Elphin. However, there are services departing from Garda Station, Donegal Town and arriving at Elphin, stop 152381 via Market Square, stop 141641. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Donegal and Elphin is 90 km. The road distance is 122.4 km.

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The best way to get from Donegal to Elphin without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 1m and costs €35 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Donegal to Elphin, including transfers.

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Donegal to Elphin bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, depart from Garda Station, Donegal Town.

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Donegal to Elphin bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Elphin, stop 152381 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Donegal to Elphin is 122 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Donegal to Elphin.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Elphin. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Donegal to Elphin.
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  • Distance: 90.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Donegal to Elphin via Market Square, stop 141641 in around 3h 49m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Market Square, stop 141641 to Elphin, stop 152381
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Market Square, stop 141641
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Bus Eireann

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