There are 2 ways to get from Galway to Donegal by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Galway Cathedral to Garda Station, Donegal Town 964 / ...

$15 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Galway to Donegal 125.1 miles

$27 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Galway Cathedral and arriving at Garda Station, Donegal Town station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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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 3 h 5 min and costs .

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The bus from Galway Cathedral to Garda Station, Donegal Town takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Galway to Donegal bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, depart from Galway Cathedral station.

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Galway to Donegal bus services, operated by Bus Feda Teoranta, arrive at Garda Station, Donegal Town.

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

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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 Galway to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Bus Feda Teoranta operates a bus from Galway to Donegal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Bus Eireann also services this route 3 times a day.

Bus operators
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Galway Cathedral to Garda Station, Donegal Town
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
feda.iesite
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Eyre Square, Galway Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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