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

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Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Coleraine Bus Center to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 234
  2. Take the bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel 64 / ...

$29 - $40

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Train, bus  •  4 h 58 min

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

$34 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Portrush to Donegal 80 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Portrush to Donegal. However, there are services departing from Portrush Dunluce Avenue and arriving at Donegal, Donegal Abbey Hotel via Coleraine Bus Center and Foyle Street Bus Station Derry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Portrush and Donegal is 70 miles. The road distance is 80 miles.

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The best way to get from Portrush to Donegal without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Portrush to Donegal, including transfers.

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Portrush to Donegal bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Coleraine Bus Center station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Portrush to Donegal is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to drive from Portrush 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 Portrush to Donegal.
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  • Distance: 69.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Portrush to Donegal via Coleraine Bus Center, Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre, and Foyle Street Bus Station Derry in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Coleraine station to Londonderry station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Coleraine Bus Center to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$9 - $14
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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