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  •  6 h 50 min

  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  •  7 h 37 min

  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  •  6 h 35 min

  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 City, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Belfast City (BHD) FRA - BHD
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  3. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel

$139 - $634

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

  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

$81 - $277

Fly to Knock, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Knock (NOC) FRA - NOC
  2. Take the bus from Murray's Bar to Garda Station, Donegal Town

$74 - $338

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  28 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  4. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  5. Take the bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 30 / ...

$171 - $240

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

  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 - $266

Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  35 h 41 min

  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 - $216

Drive, carferry  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Cairnryan
  4. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  5. Drive from Larne to Donegal

$256 - $434

Questions & Answers

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 bus and ferry which takes 28 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min 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 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Donegal is 1 h behind Frankfurt Airport (FRA). It is currently 1:39 PM in Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and 12:39 PM in Donegal.

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

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There are 209+ hotels available in Donegal. Prices start at $68 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: 6 h 50 min

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
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via London City, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via London Heathrow, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via London City, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London Stansted, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London City, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Paris CDG, Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Donegal via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Knock via Amsterdam, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Belfast City via Paris CDG, Southampton
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Derry via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dungloe to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$16 - $24
Airporter UK
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Murray's Bar to Garda Station, Donegal Town
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
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
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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