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

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Bus Mc Ginley Coach Travel  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery to Cockhill Road 933

Cheapest option

Bus Bus Eireann  •  6 h 3 min

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

$45 - $56

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Buncrana 160.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 51 min

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

$165 - $235

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The cheapest 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 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery and arriving at Cockhill Road. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 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 best way to get from Dublin to Buncrana without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery to Cockhill Road takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Dublin to Buncrana bus services, operated by Mc Ginley Coach Travel, depart from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery 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 Buncrana bus services, operated by Mc Ginley Coach Travel, arrive at Cockhill Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Buncrana is 257 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive 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?

Mc Ginley Coach Travel operates a bus from Dublin to Buncrana twice daily, 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
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery to Cockhill Road
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Other operators
Taxi from Donegal to Buncrana
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Donegal Airport.

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There are 241+ hotels available in Buncrana. Prices start at $71 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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