Frequently Asked Questions
At Bus Feda, our office and coach drivers often get asked travel related questions. We have compiled some answers below to the most frequently asked questions for both our Donegal to Galway and Donegal to Glasgow routes, to help our customers plan their journey.
Where do I purchase a ticket?
On our Donegal to Galway service you can purchase a ticket online here on our website or you can purchase tickets using cash only from the driver on the coach on the day of travel. Its is slightly cheaper when you purchase a ticket online.
On our Scotland service you can only purchase a ticket from the driver on the day using cash only.
How long is a return ticket valid for?
All BusFeda return tickets are valid for a month on our Donegal to Galway service. When you purchase online you must specify your return date but if you purchase on board the return is open.
All BusFeda return tickets on the Donegal - Glasgow - Donegal are open.
Can I bring a bicycle on the bus?
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.
Do you accept the Free Travel Pass?
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.
I want to travel to Glasgow, do I need to book a seat?
Yes Booking is essential through the office or by email. Call +353 74 9548114 now or fill in our contact form to book a seat today.
Does the coach to Glasgow stop/pick up passengers in Northern Ireland?
Yes we will pick up or drop off people in Northern Ireland. Our bus stops in Northern Ireland include; Derry, Foreglen, Dungiven, Castledawson, Toome and Larne.
To arrange pick up in any other locations above, call our office on +353 74 9548114 to book your seat on the bus.
If you are travelling from Glasgow to any of the locations in Northern Ireland listed above, call 0044 (0)7919204821. Alternatively, fill in our contact form.
Do I need a passport to travel to Glasgow?
No, passengers don’t need any form of I.D to travel to and from Glasgow at the minute.
How can I get from Edinburgh from Glasgow?
If travelling from Donegal to Edinburgh, the Bus Feda Donegal to Glasgow route terminates at Buchannan Street Bus Station. From there, you can find regular buses that will travel on to Edinburgh and other locations in Scotland including Aberdeen, Inverness and Glasgow Airport. See more information on travel from Glasgow here.
You can also get off at Queen St Station where you can get a train to Edinburgh which only takes over 1 hour to travel.
How can I get from Donegal to London?
You can get from Donegal to London with our Glasgow bus service by getting a connection from Queen St Station. From there you can get a train direct to London including Londons Kings Cross Station.
If there is a Bus Eireann Strike will your buses still be running?
The Bus Éireann strikes does not affect Bus Feda services and we won't leave anyone behind. Read More..
Can I bring a pet with me on my journey?
Yes, pets are allowed but need to be housed in a secure pet cage and placed in the luggage compartment.
Is there free Wi-Fi on board your coaches?
Yes we have free Wi-Fi on 90% of our fleet.
Do you offer a private bus hire service?
Yes, we offer a private bus hire service in Donegal, if you would like to hire a coach or a mini bus in Letterkenny, Donegal Town, Ballybofey or anywhere else throughout Donegal, we would be more than happy to accomodate you. For further information on our bus hire Donegal service visit here or call us now on +353 74 9548114 for the best quote possible.
What size of buses do you have available to hire?
Our vehicles range in size from 4-57 seats, allowing us to carry out mini bus hire and coach hire services throughout Donegal to suit your requirements. To request a quotation for our Bus Hire Donegal services visit here.
I am going to college where can I find a bus timetable?
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.
I am studying in Scotland do timetables change over Christmas?
No, the timetables will remain the same, however extra dates will be added over this period. There is also no baggage restrictions, no ID required and you can book the day before you travel.