There are 4 ways to get from Dublin to Buncrana by bus, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus John McGinley  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dublin Writer's Museum, Parnell Square to Cockhill Road 933

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus Bus Eireann  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station 32

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Buncrana 160.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN
  2. Take a taxi from Donegal to Buncrana

$169 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Buncrana is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Buncrana is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Buncrana is 215 km. The road distance is 256.6 km.

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The bus from Dublin Writer's Museum, Parnell Square to Cockhill Road takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin Writer's Museum, Parnell Square and arriving at Cockhill Road. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Buncrana without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 16€ - 23€.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Buncrana.
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  • Distance: 134.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

John McGinley operates a bus from Dublin to Buncrana every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $27 and the journey takes 4 h 30 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
Bus operators
John McGinley
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Dublin Writer's Museum, Parnell Square to Cockhill Road
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Donegal to Buncrana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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