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There are 3 ways to get from Galway to Donegal by bus or car

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Bus Bus Eireann  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

$15 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Bus Feda Teoranta  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Level Crossing to Garda Station, Donegal Town 964

$14 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Galway to Donegal 125.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Galway to Donegal is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Galway to Donegal is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station station and arriving at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Galway and Donegal is 166 km. The road distance is 200.2 km.

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The best way to get from Galway to Donegal without a car is to bus which takes 4h 7m and costs 13€ - 40€.

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The bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel takes 4h 7m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Galway to Donegal bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galway to Donegal is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Galway to Donegal.

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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 Galway to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Galway, Ireland and Donegal, IE-DL, Ireland?

Bus Eireann operates a bus from Galway to Donegal 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 4h 7m. Bus Feda Teoranta also services this route twice daily.

Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus Feda Teoranta
Phone
+353 (0)74 9548114
Website
busfeda.ie
Bus from Galway Cathedral to Garda Station, Donegal Town
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
Bus Feda Teoranta
Bus from Level Crossing to Garda Station, Donegal Town
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
Bus Feda Teoranta

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