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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Bus Station Ballyshannon 30 / ...

$35 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo Sligo/Longford Service

$55 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ballyshannon 126.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore to Opposite Slevin's Shop, Ballyshannon

$75 - $136

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Ballyshannon hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Irish Rail operates a train from Dublin to Ballyshannon every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Bus Station Ballyshannon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore to Opposite Slevin's Shop, Ballyshannon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dublin and Ballyshannon is 182 km. The road distance is 203 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Ballyshannon is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Dublin to Ballyshannon is to drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Bus Station Ballyshannon. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

The bus from Busáras to Bus Station Ballyshannon takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.