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

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Sligo Sligo/Longford Service
  2. Take a taxi from Sligo to Kilcar

$184 - $232

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$49 - $61

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Kilcar 164.3 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Kilcar. However, there are services departing from Busáras and arriving at Kilcar via Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Kilcar is 211 km. The road distance is 262.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Kilcar without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Dublin to Kilcar, including transfers.

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

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Dublin to Kilcar bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Kilcar is 263 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Dublin to Kilcar.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Kilcar. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Kilcar.
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  • Distance: 131.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Kilcar hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Sligo to Kilcar
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxis Sligo
+353 86 121 9111
Emerald Taxis
+353 71 914 8888

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