Getting there & away
Frequent Bus Éireann (913 1008; www.buseireann.ie) services connect Donegal with Sligo (€11, 1¼ hours, six daily), Galway (€17 3½ hours, two to three daily) and Killybegs (€6, 35 minutes, three daily) to the west; Derry (€11.50, 1½ hours) and Belfast (€16, 3½ hours) in the North; and Dublin (€16, four hours, six daily) in the southeast. The bus stop is on the western side of the diamond.
Feda O’Donnell (954 8114; www.fedaodonnell.com) runs to Galway (single/return €15/22, 3½ hours, twice daily, three on Friday and Sunday) via Ballyshannon, Bundoran and Sligo. Departures are from the tourist office. Fares within Donegal range from €6 to €10.
McGeehan Coaches (954 6150; www.mgbus.com) runs buses to Dublin’s Busáras bus station (single/return €16/23, four hours, two daily Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, one daily Tuesday to Thursday) from in front of the garda barracks across from the tourist office.