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There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Ballybofey by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$45 - $53

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Bus Translink UK  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre X3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Ballybofey 64 / ...

$44 - $59

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Train, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo Sligo/Longford Service
  2. Take the bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Ballybofey, Ballybofey 64 / ...

$61 - $82

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ballybofey 142.9 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore to Just Inn Cafe, Ballybofey

$68 - $126

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ballybofey is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Ballybofey is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Ballybofey. However, there are services departing from Busáras and arriving at Ballybofey, Ballybofey via Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Ballybofey is 191 km. The road distance is 228.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ballybofey without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 35€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Dublin to Ballybofey, including transfers.

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Dublin to Ballybofey bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Busáras station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Donegal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Ballybofey is 229 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Dublin to Ballybofey.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Ballybofey.
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  • Distance: 119.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Ballybofey, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Ballybofey hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Donegal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Ballybofey, Ballybofey
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Ballybofey
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$30 - $45
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore to Just Inn Cafe, Ballybofey
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
feda.iesite

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Donegal Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Ballybofey. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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