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Letterkenny Campus

By Air
If you are flying to Ireland check out which of the airports suit you best. Each one will have connections to Letterkenny by bus or taxi.
AirportContactDetails
City of Derry Airport +44 (0)28 7181 0784
www.cityofderryairport.com
Approx 45 kms via the A2 and N13.  Located 14 kms from Derry on the main A2 Derry to Coleraine road.
Taxi or bus connection from Derry Ulsterbus Depot (Foyle Street) to Letterkenny with Lough Swilly Bus Company (http://home.clara.net/sjp/nibus/lstt-2009a.pdf).
Donegal Airport +353 (0)74 9548284
www.donegalairport.ie
Located in An Charraig Fhinn (Carrickfinn), approx. 60 kms away.
Taxi and car hire available (advance reservation necessary for both).  
Belfast International Airport  +44 (0)28 9448 4848
www.belfastairport.com
Approx. 135 kms via the A6 and N13.
Bus connection to Derry Quayside Shopping Centre (Strand Road) with http://www.airporter.co.uk/ and bus connection from Derry Ulsterbus Depot (Foyle Street) to Letterkenny with Lough Swilly Bus Company (http://home.clara.net/sjp/nibus/lstt-2009a.pdf).
George Best Belfast City Airport +44 (0)28 9093 9093
www.belfastcityairport.com
Approx. 155 kms via the A6 and N13.
Bus connection to Derry Quayside Shopping Centre (Strand Road) with http://www.airporter.co.uk/ and bus connection from Derry Ulsterbus Depot (Foyle Street) to Letterkenny with Lough Swilly Bus Company (http://home.clara.net/sjp/nibus/lstt-2009a.pdf).
Ireland West Airport Knock +353 (0)94 9368100
http://www.irelandwestairport.com/
Approx. 165 kms via the N17 and N4.
Direct bus connection to Letterkenny (Bus Eireann Expressway #64)
Dublin Airport +353 (0)1 814 1111
www.dublinairport.com
Approx 230 kms via the M1, N2 and A5. 
Direct bus connection to Letterkenny (Bus Eireann Expressway #32)
By Sea
A variety of ferry services are available from Britain and continental Europe to Ireland. Ports in Ireland include Dublin Port, Dún Laoghaire Harbour and Rosslare Harbour. In Northern Ireland, the ports are Port of Belfast and Port of Larne. Some useful websites are -
www.directferries.ie
www.stenaline.ie
www.irishferries.com
www.poirishsea.com
www.dfdsseaways.co.uk.
By Road – Car
Driving time from Dublin, Athlone or Galway is three - four hours, depending on traffic and time of day. Derry is about thirty minutes’ drive and Belfast is approximately two hours away.
By Road – Bus
Several bus companies operate daily services and the campus is only about five minutes’ walk from the Bus Éireann Depot and the drop-off point for most of the private bus companies.
Dublin to Letterkenny
This route serves Dublin Airport and also the towns of Ardee, Castleblayney, Monaghan, Omagh, Strabane and Lifford.  The main operators are Bus Éireann (Expressway #32) and John McGinley Coach Travel.
Galway to Letterkenny
This route serves the towns of Tuam, Claremorris, Knock, Ireland West Airport Knock, Sligo, Bundoran, Ballyshannon, Donegal Town and Ballybofey/Stranorlar.  The main operators are Bus Éireann (Expressway #64) & Feda O’Donnell. Private bus companies from other towns in the west (eg, Westport, Castlebar, Ballina) arrange their schedules to link up with these.
Within Donegal
Several operators link various parts of Donegal to Letterkenny, including the Lough Swilly Bus Company, McGeehan Coaches, and North West Busways.
Contact details for the major operators -
Bus CompanyContactRoutes
Bus Éireann Athlone +353 (0)90 6484406
Ballina +353 (0)96 71800
Dublin +353 (0)1 836 6111
Galway +353 (0)91 562000
Letterkenny +353 (0)74 9121309
Monaghan +353 (0)47 82377
Sligo +353 (0)71 9160066
www.buseireann.ie
Connections from all depots nationwide.
John McGinley Coach Travel +353 (0)74 9135201
www.johnmcginley.com
Anagaire, Gort an Choirce, An Fál Carrach, Dún Fionnachaidh, An Craoslach, Kilmacrennan, Letterkenny.
Dublin – Letterkenny.
Feda O’Donnell Coach Travel +353 (0)74 9548114
www.feda.ie
Gaoth Dobhair, Letterkenny, Sligo, Galway.
McGeehan Coaches +353 (0)74 9546150
www.mcgeehancoaches.com
Gleann Cholm Cille, Killybegs, Ard an Rátha, Glenties, Letterkenny.
Dublin – Letterkenny.
Lough Swilly Bus Company +353 (0)74 9122863
+44 (0)28 7126 2017
Derry, Letterkenny, An Fál Carrach, An Clochán Liath (Dungloe).
Fánaid – Letterkenny.
North West Busways +353 (0)74 9382116
www.foylecoaches.com
Moville, Culdaff, Malin, Carndonagh, Clonmany, Buncrana, Bridgend, Newtowncunningham, Letterkenny.
By Rail
    The nearest rail connection points are –
  • Derry (33 kms), with a bus connection to Letterkenny via Bus Éireann or Lough Swilly Bus Company.
  • Sligo (112 kms), with a bus connection to Letterkenny via Bus Éireann or Feda O’Donnell Coach Travel.
By Taxi
The Town Square on Main Street has a taxi rank but you can phone for a taxi from anywhere.  Here are some useful taxi numbers for Letterkenny -
CompanyContact
Letterkenny Cabs +353 (0)74 9127000 or 1800 272000 
Swilly Cabs +353 (0)74 9121666
Divers Taxis +353 (0)74 9126888
High Road Cab +353 (0)74 9127400
A Cabs +353 (0)74 9122272
City Cabs +353 (0)74 9178877
By Town Bus
Although your accommodation will likely be within walking distance of our campus, you will also find the Letterkenny Town Bus Service very useful. It runs a shuttle service between the town centre and most of the housing estates, and passes the college campus.
Updated: Wed, 04 May 2016 14:51:47 BST