There are 6 ways to get from Dublin to Ballybofey by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus John McGinley  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery to Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop 932

$25 - $48

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Bus via Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel  •  5 h 25 min

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

Train, bus  •  5 h 39 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 / ...

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 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ballybofey 142.9 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  5 h 19 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

$72 - $133

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Dublin to Ballybofey, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Ballybofey. However, there are services departing from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery and arriving at Ballybofey via Letterkenny, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Donegal Airport.

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Dublin to Ballybofey bus services, operated by John McGinley, depart from Parnell Street station.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Ballybofey.
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  • Distance: 119.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

John McGinley operates a bus from Dublin to Ballybofey hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

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
John McGinley
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery to Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Ballybofey, Ballybofey
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Ballybofey
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
feda.iesite

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