Getting Here


The Holyrood Hotel, is located on the main street, in the town of Bundoran. Donegal Bay is literally on its doorstep and it has the majestic Ben Bulben Mountains and lush green fields of the surrounding scenery in its view. Despite having all the necessary amenities to make your trip special, Bundoran is still a rural town and a picturesque one at that. 

Don’t be fooled by its pretty setting however. Bundoran can be easily and quickly accessed from almost anywhere in Ireland – and this is part of its unique charm. 

By Car:

It’s very easy to drive to Bundoran by car and it can be reached quickly from anywhere in Ireland.  Average time to travel by car to Bundoran:

From Belfast: 2 hours 26 minutes, via M1

From Dublin City Centre: 2 hours 53 minutes, via N3

From Cork City: 4 hours 19 minutes, via N17

From Derry City: 1 hour 27 minutes, via N15 and R236

From Ennis, Clare: 2 hours 40 minutes, via N17 

From Galway: 2 hours 33 minutes, via N17

From Monaghan Town: 1 hour 41 minutes, via A46

From Sligo Town: 33 minutes, via N15

From Tralee, Kerry: 4 hours 19 minutes, 

From Tullamore, Co Offaly: 2 hours 30 minutes, via N61 

From Wexford Town: 4 hours 13 minutes, via N3

Plan your trip to Bundoran from anywhere in Ireland with AA Route Planner: 



Private secure car parking is available at the rear of the Holyrood hotel and free to all guests for the remainder of their stay.  

By Coach:
You can also travel to Bundoran from most parts of the country by coach. There are a number of regular direct services to Bundoran and these can be connected to from other parts of Ireland.

From Dublin to Bundoran: 3hours and 22mins
Bus Eireann Route 30 (Dublin/Donegal) For timetable click here.

Bus Eireann Tel: +353 (0)71 91 60066

From Galway to Bundoran:
3hours and 22mins
Bus Feda, Galway to Donegal. For timetable click here.

Bus Feda Tel: +353 (0)74 95 48114

From Belfast to Bundoran: approximately 3hours and 22mins,
Ulsterbus (Pettigo) Service 194. For timetable lick here.
Ulster Bus Tel: +44 (0)28 90 666630

By Rail:

The nearest railway station to Bundoran is in Sligo. It has seven daily train services, operating daily, to and from Dublin. To plan or book your journey click here.
Irish Rail: Tel: +353 (0)71 91 69888

A connecting 30-minute Bus Eireann coach service will complete your journey to Bundoran. Check times here

By Air:

If you’re travelling by plane, note there are a number of airports from which you can easily access Bundoran. The distances to Bundoran by road are:

From Donegal Airport, Carrickfinn: 1 hour 34 mins, via N56 and N15

Ireland West Airport, Knock, Co Mayo: 1 hour 15 minutes, via N17 and N15

City of Derry Airport:
1 hour 41 minutes, via N13 and N15

Belfast International Airport:
2 hours 15 minutes, via M1

George Best Belfast City Airport:
2 hours 30 minutes, via M1

Dublin Airport:
2 hours 46 minutes, via N3

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