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Your gateway to the northwest and beyond – John McGinley Travel

John McGinley Coach travel have been connecting Donegal and Dublin on a daily basis for many years.

Not only do we serve as a gateway for those looking to explore the sights of the northwest, including Derry, Inishowen, central and west Donegal, but also for those travelling in the opposite direction we form an important link to the bustling Irish Capital, Dublin, and Dublin Airport.

Travel to the northwest couldn’t be easier with John McGinley Coach Travel as you can sit back, relax and enjoy your trip on one of our top-quality coaches.

There has never been an easier way to dip you toe along the scenic Wild Atlantic Way, discover the vibrant City of Derry or explore the wilds of Donegal, as our services pass by many famous landmarks on route to our final destinations in north and west Donegal.

Departing daily from Dublin city centre we are conveniently located on Parnell Square outside the well-known Hugh Lane Gallery. Our distinctive modern coaches have ferried thousands of happy passengers to between Dublin and Donegal, including many well-known names in sport, business and entertainment!

For those travelling from Donegal and the northwest to Dublin, our services offer convenient, scheduled pick-up points along all our routes and bring you directly into the vibrant heart of the city. Arriving at the famed O’Connell St, this is a great location to begin exploring the city by foot, or convenient to all other transport links including taxi, bus and tram.

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We recommend you book your seat in advance so that we can plan ahead and always have space for everyone.


This is especially important on our busier services and at holiday periods.


Passengers with pre booked tickets will be prioritised and will always be guaranteed a seat.