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There are 9 ways to get from Glasgow to Dungloe by bus, car ferry, car, train, plane or shuttle

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Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Take the bus from Belfast City Centre, Jury's Inn to Letterkenny, Ramelton Road
  4. Take the bus from Letterkenny to Dungloe

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Fly Glasgow to Dublin, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dublin (DUB)
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111931 to Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821
  3. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Dungloe, stop 600061

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Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  3. Drive from Belfast to Dungloe

Train to Glasgow, fly to Donegal

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Donegal (CFN)

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD)
  2. Take the bus from Belfast City Centre, Jury's Inn to Letterkenny, Ramelton Road
  3. Take the bus from Letterkenny to Dungloe

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  3. Take the bus from Letterkenny to Dungloe

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle, bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  4. Take the bus from Letterkenny to Dungloe

Train to Glasgow, fly to Derry, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Derry (LDY)
  3. Take the bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Letterkenny Station, stop 155841
  4. Take the bus from Letterkenny to Dungloe

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Dublin, bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dublin (DUB)
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111931 to Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821
  4. Take the bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Dungloe, stop 600061

Glasgow to Dungloe by bus, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Dungloe is around 21h 20m and covers a distance of around 430 km. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 40m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, Stena Line, Translink UK and others, the Glasgow to Dungloe service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Dungloe. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 6m
Layover time:
13h 14m
Total time:
21h 20m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
12h 40m
Journey distance:
430 km
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:30
Last service departs at:
16:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Dungloe bus, car ferry and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from United Kingdom

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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  • 14 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 10 in quarantine
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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dungloe is 1850 24 1850.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dungloe is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dungloe is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Ireland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dungloe is to fly and bus which costs £35 - £120 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dungloe is to train and fly which costs £110 - £290 and takes 4h 10m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dungloe is 278 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Dungloe without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 12h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 13m to get from Glasgow to Dungloe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Donegal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Donegal Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Dungloe. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dungloe.
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  • Distance: 278.2 km
  • Duration: 12h 13m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Dungloe, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Dungloe. However, you can take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to Belfast Stena Line Terminus, take the line 96 bus to Belfast CastleCourt, take the walk to Belfast City Centre, Jury's Inn, take the bus to Letterkenny, then take the bus to Dungloe. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, then take the drive to Dungloe.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €80
Flights from Edinburgh to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €85
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Donegal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Donegal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Glasgow to Derry
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€2 - €4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€4 - €6
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Transport for Ireland
Phone
+353 1 879 8300
Email
info@nationaltransport.ie
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Belfast City Centre, Jury's Inn to Letterkenny, Ramelton Road
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Transport for Ireland
Bus from Derry, Guild Hall to Letterkenny, Ramelton Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Transport for Ireland
TFI Local Link Donegal Sligo Leitrim
Phone
074 9741644
Email
Donegal@locallink.ie
Website
locallinkdonegal.ie
Bus from Letterkenny to Dungloe
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
locallinkdonegal.ie
Doherty's Coach Travel
Phone
(00 353) 74 9521105
Email
enquiries@dohertyscoaches.com
Website
dohertyscoaches.com
Bus from Shopping Centre to Dungloe
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Doherty's Coach Travel
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
1 Person
€22
2+ Persons
€16
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111931 to Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Donegal Town Centre, stop 155821 to Dungloe, stop 600061
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 to Letterkenny Station, stop 155841
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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