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There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Letterkenny by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h

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

$40 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Dublin to Letterkenny 148.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Donegal (CFN) DUB - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Mullaghduff to Letterkenny

$44 - $87

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Letterkenny is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Letterkenny is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Busáras and arriving at Letterkenny, Bus Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Dublin and Letterkenny is 204 km. The road distance is 238 km.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Letterkenny without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs 35€ - 45€.

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The bus from Busáras to Letterkenny, Bus Station takes 4 h including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Dublin to Letterkenny bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Busáras 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 Letterkenny bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Letterkenny, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Letterkenny is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Dublin to Letterkenny.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Letterkenny.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Dublin to Letterkenny every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h. Mc Ginley Coach Travel also services this route 3 times a day.

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
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
Mc Ginley Coach Travel
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Rotunda, Hugh Lane Galllery to Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
local link
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Website
locallink.ie
Bus from Mullaghduff to Letterkenny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
locallink.ie

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Aer Lingus offers flights from Dublin Airport to Donegal Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Letterkenny. Prices start at $63 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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