How to find us / Airport transfers

Bundoran is located on the west coast of Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way. The majority of students coming to Donegal English Language School come through Dublin airport where we organise regular transfers every Sunday*. From Dublin you can also arrive by public bus, where we offer free collections on your arrival at Ballyshannon which is 10 minutes by car from Bundoran. We also organise transfers to and from Knock airport every Sunday.

To BundoranFrom DublinFrom BelfastFrom Knock
By Organised Transfer3.15 hrs3 hrs1.10 hrs
By Public Bus3.5 hrs3.5 hrs2 hrs

Please note that Donegal Airport is over 2.5 hours away from Donegal English Language School. Clients coming to Donegal English Language school generally use Dublin or Knock aiports as they are more accessible.

Organised Transfers


Transfers to/from Dublin are between 11 am – 6.00 pm on a Sunday. Transfers are grouped together, students will have to wait for the arrival/departure of other students. Prices are €90 each way from Dublin Airport and €280 for a private transfer.  Transfers are available 10 April – 1 May 2022 and 12 June – 28 August 2022.  Your information pack with give you more details on meeting point etc.


We organise supervised transfers to and from Knock airport every Sunday.  Prices are €70 per person each way for a shared transfer.  Individual transfers are €150 per person each way.

Public Bus

Alternatively there is a public bus that runs every two hours from the airport and the cost is approximately €20 one way. This bus goes to Ballyshannon. We then offer free collection/drop off between 9am – 8 pm from Ballyshannon. Outside of this time a taxi can be arranged. Taxis are approximately €15 one way and do not work within the hours of 11pm – 8am.  you can view the current timetable here

There is a public bus to and from Knock airport every two to three hours.  The fee for the bus is around €16 each way.  You can view bus times here.  We the offer free collections from the local bus station(West End Bus Station).

By Car

GPS Coordinates    54.477278, -8.299649

From Sligo

When coming from Sligo, simply follow the main road straight for about 21 miles. On first entrance into Bundoran go through the first roundabout and continue straight for about 750 metres (roughly 45 seconds). The holiday homes are the second turnoff on the left and the Language School is the fourth turnoff on the left. Signs for both are visible from the road.

From Ballyshannon direction

Take the first roundabout into Bundoran and follow the main street for about 2 miles (about 7 minutes) out to the west end. The Language School is the first turnoff on the right after the speed sign (60kph). The Language School’s residential accommodation is a further 2 turns up on the right. There are signs for both visible from the road.