There are 5 ways to get from Dublin to Downings by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus John McGinley  •  5 h 10 min

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

$23 - $33

4 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Letterkenny, Bus Station 32

$47 - $56

Train, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Londonderry station
  3. Drive from Londonderry station to Downings

$61 - $87

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Downings 169.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN

$125 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Downings is to bus which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Downings is to fly which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Downings. However, there are services departing from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery and arriving at Downings via Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Downings is 232 km. The road distance is 271.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Downings without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 20€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Dublin to Downings, including transfers.

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Dublin to Downings bus services, operated by John McGinley, depart from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery station.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Downings is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs 20€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Downings.
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  • Distance: 145 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Downings, IE-DL, Ireland?

John McGinley operates a bus from Dublin to Downings hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, Aer Lingus flies from Dublin to Downings twice daily.

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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Londonderry station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Letterkenny, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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