There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Ballyshannon by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

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

$35 - $50

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$55 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Ballyshannon 126.9 miles

$27 - $40

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

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ballyshannon without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 30€ - 40€.

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

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

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The best way to get from Dublin to Ballyshannon is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs 30€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Ballyshannon.
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  • Distance: 113.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Ballyshannon hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $50 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 11 min.

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 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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