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Donegal – Galway2023-07-20T13:19:34+01:00
Location Pick Up Point Mon-Sat AM Mon-Sat PM Friday Extra Friday Extra Sunday Morning Sunday Afternoon Sunday Evening
Crolly Paddy Óg’s Pub 7.20am 2.45pm 10.20am 7.20am 1.50pm 5.30pm
Gweedore Bunbeg Cross Roads 7.30am 2.55pm 10.30am 7.30am 2.00pm 5.45pm
Gweedore Molloy’s Supermarket 7.32am 2.57 pm 10.32am 7.32am 2.02pm 5.47pm
Gortahork Chapel 7.45am 3.10pm 10.45am 7.45am 2.15pm 6.00pm
Falcarragh Opposite Gweedore Bar 7.50am 3.15pm 10.50am 7.50am 2.20pm 6.05pm
Dunfanaghy Town Square 8.00am 3.25pm 11.00am 8.00am 2.30pm 6.15pm
Creeslough Carpark 8.10am 3.40pm 11.10am 8.10am 2.40pm 6.25pm
Kilmacrennan Post Office 8.20am 3.50pm 11.20am 8.20am 2.50pm 6.35pm
Letterkenny Bus stop@station rounabout 9.00am 4.30pm 12.00pm 9.00am 3.30pm 7.30pm
Ballybofey Bus stop@Mc Elhinney’s Shop 9.15am 4.45pm 12.15pm 9.15am 3.45pm 7.45pm
Donegal Town Garda Station 9.45am 5.15pm 12.45pm 9.45am 4.15pm 8.15pm
Ballyshannon Maggie’s Bar 10.00am 5.30pm 1.00pm 10.00am 4.30pm 8.30pm
Bundoran Hollyrood Hotel 10.05am 5.35pm 1.05pm 10.05am 4.35pm 8.35pm
Grange Opposite Chapel 10.15am 5.45pm 1.15pm 10.15am 4.45pm 8.45pm
Sligo (ARR) IT Sligo *9.12pm
Sligo (ARR) Opposite Connolly’s Pub Markievicz Road 10.45am 6.15pm 1.45pm 10.45am 5.15pm 9.15pm
Sligo (DEP) By the GAA Pitch at the Knocknarea Arena *1.00pm
Sligo (DEP) Opposite Tom Connolly’s Pub Markievicz Road 11.00am 6.30pm *1.05pm 2.00pm 11.00am 5.30pm 9.30pm
Collooney On hard shoulder near Petrol Station between the two Roundabouts 11.05am 6.35pm *1.10pm 2.05pm 11.05am 5.35pm 9.35pm
Ballinacarrow Fallon’s shop 11.10am 6.40pm *1.15pm 2.10pm 11.10am 5.40pm 9.40pm
Tubbercurry New bus stop on the bypass 11.20am 6.50pm *1.25pm 2.20pm 11.20am 5.50pm 9.50pm
Charlestown Murray’s Bar (square) 11.30am 7.00pm *1.35pm 2.30pm 11.30am 6.00pm 10.00pm
Knock Lennon’s Cafe 11.50am 7.20pm *1.55pm 2.50pm 11.50am 6.20pm 10.20pm
Claremorris Square opposite Chemist 12.00pm 7.30pm *2.05pm 3.00pm 12.00pm 6.30pm 10.30pm
Tuam Corrib Oil filling Station near Level crossing on N17 12.25pm 7.55pm *2.30pm 3.25pm 12.25pm 6.55pm 10.55pm
Galway Eyre Square 1.05pm 8.40pm *3.10pm 4.15pm 1.05pm 7.40pm 11.40pm
Galway Cathedral Gaol Rd bus stop 10936&10937 1.10pm *3.15pm 4.20pm 1.10pm *11.45pm
Galway Corrib Village *11.50pm
Galway Ballybane Rd, Bus stop 2818 at GMIT *12.00am
Annagry Car Park 7.50am (Monday only) 2.20pm
Dungloe Community Hall on N56 8.10am (Monday only) 2.40pm *6.40pm
Glenties Community Centre 8.40am(Monday only) 3.15pm *7.15pm
Ardara Nesbitt Arms Hotel 8.45am(Monday only) 3.20pm *7.20pm
Killybegs Bayview Hotel 9.10am(Monday only) 3.45pm *7.45pm
Donegal Town Garda Station 9.45am 4.15pm *8.15pm
Carndonagh Supervalu *6.00pm
Buncrana Supervalu *6.20pm
Burt Callaghans *6.40pm
Newton Cunningham Kernans Shop *6.45pm
Letterkenny Bus stop@station rounabout *7.00pm

* During College Term Only.

Location Pick Up Point Mon-Sat AM Mon-Sat PM Friday Extra Friday Extra Sunday Afternoon Sunday Evening
Galway GMIT Bus Park *1.00pm (Feeder Service)
Galway Cathedral Gaol Rd bus stop 10936 & 10937 (Arrival) *1.20pm Arrival 7.45pm Arrival
Galway Cathedral Gaol Rd bus stop 10936 & 10937 (Departing) 9.00am 4.00 pm 1.30pm 5.30pm 3.00pm 8.00pm
Galway Eyre Square (Departing)
Tuam Corrib Oil filling Station near Level crossing on N17 9.25am 4.25pm 1.55pm 5.55pm 3.25pm 8.25pm
Claremorris Square opposite Chemist9 9.50am 4.50pm 2.20pm 6.20pm 3.50pm 8.50pm
Knock Lennon’s Cafe 10.00am 5.00pm 2.30pm 6.30pm 4.00pm 9.00pm
Charlestown Spar shop on Sligo Road 10.20am 5.20pm 2.50pm 6.50pm 4.20pm 9.20pm
Tubbercurry New bus stop on the bypass 10.30am 5.30pm 3.00pm 7.00pm 4.30pm 9.30pm
Ballincarrow Fallon’s shop 10.40am 5.40pm 3.10pm 7.10pm 4.40pm 9.40pm
Collooney On hard shoulder near Petrol Station between the two Roundabouts 10.45am 5.45pm 3.15pm 7.15pm 4.45pm 9.45pm
Sligo (Arr) Opposite Connolly’s Pub Markievicz Road 11.05am 6.05pm 3.35pm 7.50pm 5.05pm 10.05pm
Sligo (Dep) Opposite Connolly’s Pub Markievicz Road 11.15am 6.15pm 3.45pm 8.00pm 5.15pm 10.15pm
Sligo (ARR) IT Sligo *10.18pm
Grange Chapel 11.25am 6.25pm 3.55pm 8.10pm 5.25pm 10.25pm
Bundoran Tourist Office 11.40am 6.40pm 4.05pm 8.25pm 5.40pm 10.40pm
Ballyshannon Opposite Slevin’s Shop 11.45am 6.45pm 4.20pm 8.30pm 5.45pm 10.45pm
Donegal Town Opposite Garda Station at Waterbus Office 12.05pm 7.05pm 4.30pm 8.50pm 6.05pm 11.05pm
Ballybofey Just Inn Cafe 12.30pm 7.30pm 5.00pm 9.15pm 6.30pm 11.30pm
Letterkenny Bus stop at Station roundabout 12.50pm 7.50pm 5.30pm 9.40pm 6.50pm 11.50pm
Kilmacrennan Post office 1.00pm 8.00pm 5.40pm 9.50pm 7.00pm 12.00am
Creeslough Car park 1.15pm 8.15pm 5.55pm 10.05pm 7.15pm 12.15am
Dunfanaghy Town Square 1.25pm 8.25pm 6.05pm 10.15pm 7.25pm 12.25am
Falcarragh At Gweedore Bar 1.40pm 8.40pm 6.20pm 10.30pm 7.40pm 12.40am
Gortahork Chapel 1.45pm 8.45pm 6.25pm 10.35pm 7.45pm 12.45am
Gweedore Molloys Supermarket2.05pm 2.05pm 9.05pm 6.45pm 10.55pm 8.05pm 1.05am
Bunbeg Crosswords 2.07pm 9.07pm 6.47pm 10.57pm 8.07pm  1.07am
Crolly Paddys Ogs Pub 2.15pm 9.15pm 7.00pm 11.05pm 8.15pm  1.15pm
Letterkenny Bus stop at Station roundabout – Requested pickup only *7.50pm
Newtowncunningham Kernans Shop *8.05pm
Burt Callaghans *8.10pm
Buncrana Supervalu *8.30pm
Cardonagh Supervalu *8.50pm
Donegal Town Opposite Garda Station at Waterbus Office *7.05pm *4.30pm *8.50pm
Killybegs Bayview Hotel *7.45pm *5.15pm *9.30pm
Ardara Nesbitt Arms Hotel *8.05pm *5.35pm *9.45pm
Glenties Community Centre *8.15pm *5.45pm *10.00pm
Dungloe Opposite Community Hall on N56 *8.45pm *6.15pm *10.30pm
Annagry Car Park *9.00pm *6.35pm *11.00pm

*During College Term Only.

Donegal to Galway Bus Routes
Galway to donegal Bus Routes

Frequently asked questions for our Donegal to Galway bus service

Does the bus go directly to the colleges in Galway?2022-11-18T15:51:31+00:00

Yes, we operate an express bus to Galway and express bus to Sligo on Sundays during college term and we also operate an express bus service from Galway to Sligo and an express bus service from Galway to Sligo on Fridays during college term.

  • Buses stop at National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway)
  • Buses stop at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (Atlantic Technological University Formerly, GMIT Galway)
  • Buses stop at the Institute of Technology Sligo  (Atlantic Technological University Formerly, IT Sligo)
Does the bus drop off near the student accommodation?2022-08-10T13:10:30+01:00

We will deliver students to the main Student Accommodation areas in Galway on our Sunday evening service, including drop-offs at Corrib Village, Dunaras, Cuirt na Coirbe, GMIT, Glasan, NUIG and others. All other arrivals into Galway will drop at Eyre Square and Galway Cathedral.

Does the bus go direct to the college in Sligo?2022-11-30T13:13:11+00:00

Yes, we drop off at the main gates of ATU Sligo, Atlantic Technological University (formerly IT Sligo) on a Sunday evening during college term as well as at the main stop at Thomas Connolly’s Bar on Markievicz Road. All other arrivals into Sligo drop off at Thomas Connolly’s Bar on Markievicz Road.

Does Bus Feda accept the YAC (Young Adult Leap) card?2022-11-11T12:01:14+00:00

Yes, we are part of the YAC & Student Travel Scheme. The YAC offers 50% discounted fares to all young adults between 19 and 23 years old. YAC tickets can be purchased here on our website. We also accept the Student Leap Card which gives all 3rd Level education Students a 50% discount on standard fares.

Does the bus go direct to the college in Letterkenny?2022-11-30T13:13:38+00:00

Yes, we drop off in Ballyraine and also near the back entrance of Atlantic Technological University Letterkenny (formerly LYIT) on a Sunday evening during college term. All other arrivals into Letterkenny drop off at the Bus Stop near the station roundabout.

What is Atlantic Technological University?2022-11-18T15:49:27+00:00

Atlantic Technological University (also known as Atlantic TU or ATU) is the new name for Sligo IT, Letterkenny IT and GMIT. ATU is a multi-campus technological university in the west and northwest of Ireland that delivers a rich combination of academic and research excellence, quality of life and opportunity.

How much is the bus to Galway from Donegal?2022-08-10T12:53:58+01:00

 Please use the Journey Planner on the homepage to check all the different fares including the new YAC Student Travel fare to Galway, Sligo and Letterkenny.

Can I bring my bike on the bus?2022-08-10T12:56:43+01:00

Yes as long as you inform the Bus Feda Office in advance. There is no extra charge for a bike.

Do you cancel your bus services like other providers?2022-08-10T12:56:19+01:00

No, in the past 39 years, Bus Feda has never cancelled a service. We are very reliable and generally on time. We aim to look after all of our passengers, treat them with respect whilst bringing them to their destination in a safe, speedy and comfortable manner. We have been bringing students to college in Donegal, Sligo, Mayo and Galway since 1983.

Is there a toilet?2022-08-10T12:55:33+01:00

Not all Bus Feda coaches have toilets. We stop for a comfort break in Letterkenny and in Sligo so 2 hours is the most anyone will be onboard without a comfort break. Occasionally passengers need to go to the toilet during the trip for different reasons in which case the driver will allow them to go in one of the tows along the route.

How long does the bus trip take?2022-08-10T12:54:24+01:00

The Letterkenny to Galway bus takes approximately 4 hours. The Sligo to Letterkenny bus takes 1 hour 45 minutes. The Sligo to Galway bus takes approximately 2 hours.

Do you charge for baggage?2022-08-10T12:57:02+01:00

NO, Passengers can bring a reasonable amount of luggage without charge.

Do I have to book a bus ticket or can I just turn up at the bus stop?2022-08-10T12:53:04+01:00

Booking is not essential but by booking, it guarantees your seat and is also cheaper.

I am going to college where can I find a bus timetable?2022-08-10T12:38:13+01:00

The journey planner on our homepage is the best way to view departure and arrival times specific to you.

If you are from Donegal, Sligo or Mayo and looking for a bus to NUIG or GMIT, click here for our Donegal to Galway timetable. You will also find bus times from Donegal to IT Sligo here also.

For passengers in Galway or Mayo looking for buses to IT Sligo and LYIT, click here for timetables.

If you have any questions that are not listed in our FAQ above, fill in our contact form and we will get back to you on your queries.

Is there free Wi-Fi on board your coaches?2022-08-10T12:55:03+01:00

Yes we have free Wi-Fi on most of our fleet.

Can I bring a pet with me on my journey?2024-05-22T17:14:31+01:00

Yes, on our Donegal to Galway coach service you can bring your pet. The pet must be in a proper secure pet cage and placed underneath with the luggage. Only registered service pets are allowed onboard. Unfortunately, at the minute, we cannot carry pets on our Donegal to Scotland coach service, we can only carry registered service animals.

If there is a Bus Eireann Strike will your buses still be running?2022-08-10T12:38:47+01:00

The Bus Éireann strikes does not affect Bus Feda services and we won’t leave anyone behind. Read More…

Do you accept the Free Travel Pass?2023-12-08T12:42:54+00:00

Yes we accept all Irish Republic government issued free travel passes and also the Senior Smart Pass from Northern Ireland on our Donegal Galway Donegal route. At the minute we are unable to accept any free travel passes on our Donegal Glasgow Donegal route.

Click here for more information on travelling with the free travel pass.

Can I bring a bicycle on the bus?2022-08-10T12:39:16+01:00

Yes you can bring your bike on the bus provided its pre-arranged with the office. Call +353 74 9548114 at least 48 hours prior to your intended bus departure to confirm that you will be bringing a bicycle.

How long is a return ticket valid for?2022-11-30T13:16:12+00:00

On our Donegal to Galway coach service all Bus Feda onboard-issued return tickets are valid for a month. When you purchase online from our website you must specify your return date. The Bus Feda online tickets are 10% cheaper than if you buy your ticket onboard. On our Donegal to Scotland service, we operate a pay-when-you-travel fare. So, you pay each time you travel and don’t need a return ticket.

Where do I purchase a ticket?2024-05-08T16:43:42+01:00

You can now only purchase a ticket for the bus from Donegal to Glasow online. We will not be accepting cash transactions on the day. Booking is essential. You can book your ticket for your journey using the link below. Click here to book.

If you require further assistance on booking, please call our Donegal office on +353749548114 or Glasgow on +447919204821.

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