There are 12 ways to get from Liverpool to Donegal by car ferry, car, train, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 37 min

$63 - $165

Cheapest option

Fly Liverpool to Knock, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. LPL - NOC

$39 - $321

10 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. 30 / ...

$120 - $196

Car ferry, bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. 30 / ...

$104 - $266

Train, car ferry, bus via Sligo, Sligo Bus Station  •  13 h 51 min

  1. 64 / ...

$144 - $241

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. 880
  2. 30 / ...

$69 - $95

Fly Liverpool to Derry, bus  •  6 h

  1. LPL - LDY

$66 - $363

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. MAN - BHD

$86 - $231

Fly Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. LPL - BFS

$74 - $166

Fly Liverpool to Belfast City, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. LPL - BHD

$81 - $315

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. MAN - BFS

$90 - $202

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. LBA - BHD

$107 - $267

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

There is no direct connection from Liverpool to Donegal. However, you can take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the car ferry to Belfast, then take the drive to Donegal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Liverpool to Donegal via Chester, Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, The 3Arena, and Dublin Airport in around 12 h 28 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Liverpool to Derry
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Flights from Liverpool to Knock
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $750
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
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 Busáras to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Sligo, Sligo Bus Station to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
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
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
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
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
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$63
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $43
car
$117
Passenger
$41
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$134
Passenger & Car Flexi
$200
Overnight Cabin
$54

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Donegal is 362 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Donegal is to fly and bus which costs £45 - £280 and takes 6 h.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Donegal is to fly and bus which takes 6 h and costs £45 - £280.

It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Liverpool to Donegal, including transfers.