Please visit the links below to help you get to the Earagail Arts Festival in the quickest way possible! Donegal is located along the North West Coast of Ireland and is connected to all major cities and towns, by air, sea and land.

By Sea

The ports of Larne, Belfast and Dublin all have daily sailings from the UK with land-bridge connections to mainland Europe. Further ferry operators can take you to events taking place on one of the Donegal islands hosting events.   Greencastle to Magilligan Point  Rathmullan to Buncrana    Burtonport to Arranmore        Burtonport to Arranmore     Magheroarty to Tory

By Bus / Car

Donegal’s largest town of Letterkenny is 3.5 hours from Dublin, 2.5 hours from Knock Airport (Ireland West) and 2 hours from Belfast by road, with regular bus services connecting Donegal from all major Irish towns and cities.

John McGinley Timetables

+353 (0)74 9135201
+353 (0)74 9121309
+44 (0) 28 90666630
+353 (0)74 9548114


By Air

The closest airports are Donegal Airport, (located in West Donegal) and City of Derry Airport. Both schedule regular flights from major UK airports.

Belfast International, Belfast City, Knock and Dublin airports service a number of direct flights to European and international destinations.

Note for Tour Operators

Festival Dates

7th – 29th July 2018

All queries can be directed to