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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal by plane, bus, shuttle, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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

Fly to Donegal, bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Donegal (CFN) FRA - CFN
  2. Take the bus from Dungloe to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$135 - $564

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Fly to Derry, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Derry (LDY) FRA - LDY
  2. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$67 - $274

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Fly to Dublin, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dublin (DUB) FRA - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$85 - $329

Fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) FRA - BFS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry
  3. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$80 - $277

Fly to Belfast City, bus  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Belfast City (BHD) FRA - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Enniskillen
  3. Take the bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$140 - $635

Fly to Knock, bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Knock (NOC) FRA - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$154 - $512

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  26h 44m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station
  4. Take the train from Ashford International to London Victoria
  5. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  6. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$236 - $405

Bus, bus and ferry via Lille  •  33h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  4. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$184 - $261

Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  35h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$144 - $221

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 4m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  5. Drive from Dublin to Donegal

$246 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 290€ and takes 6h 35m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Donegal is 1239 km.

The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 26h 44m and costs 200€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Donegal Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Donegal is 1h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 6:01 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 5:01 PM in Donegal.

Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Donegal Airport.

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There are 206+ hotels available in Donegal. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 774.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Donegal, IE-DL, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Donegal. However, you can fly to Donegal, take the taxi to Dungloe, then take the bus to Donegal. Alternatively, you can fly to Dublin, take the walk to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Donegal.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Friedrichshafen, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via Paris CDG, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Amsterdam Schiphol, Bristol
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Munich, Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via Amsterdam Schiphol, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via Munich, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Amsterdam Schiphol, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via Paris CDG, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dungloe to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Dublin Airport to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Enniskillen, Ulsterbus Depot Enniskillen to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Lurga, Knock Airport to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
Bus Eireann
Airporter UK
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Enniskillen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$19 - $28
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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