There are 3 ways to get from Larne to Donegal by bus, train or car

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

Line 256 bus, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Larne Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre 256
  2. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212
  3. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

$41 - $55

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Larne Harbour to York Street
  2. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station
  3. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

$43 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Larne to Donegal 114.8 miles

$25 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Larne to Donegal via Belfast Europa Bus Centre, Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre, and Foyle Street Bus Station Derry in around 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to York Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from York Street to Londonderry station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Larne Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Larne and Donegal is 149 km. The road distance is 184 km.

The cheapest way to get from Larne to Donegal is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Larne to Donegal is to drive which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £18 - £27.

No, there is no direct bus from Larne to Donegal. However, there are services departing from Larne Bus Station and arriving at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel via Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Foyle Street Bus Station Derry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Larne to Donegal, including transfers.