Squeezed into the North-West corner of the island, County Donegal holds the title of being the northern-most county in the Republic of Ireland: and even stretches further north than Northern Ireland itself. Donegal Town sits at the bottom of the Bluestack Mountains, on the coast Donegal Bay. There’s plenty of rural charm to be found here, and the quaint town makes the perfect base for exploring Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way.
Airports in Donegal
Donegal Airport (CFN) is the main airport in the area, and is locally known as Carrickfinn Airport. The airport itself is very small, and sits directly on the north-west coast of Ireland. There’s not much in the way of entertainment at the airport, so bring a good paperback.
Airlines that fly to Donegal
Flybe run Loganair operated flights from Glasgow to Donegal. At the moment this is the only scheduled airline flying direct from the UK to Donegal.
Getting into Donegal
Car hire is available at the airport via Enterprise, and is a good idea if you’re planning on doing a lot of exploring as the public transport in rural Ireland can be rather sporadic. Speaking of which, there’s no public bus from the airport into Donegal however you can hire a taxi or coach in advance. Hughes Taxi, Josie Joe’s Larsson Cabs, and Cronan Mac Mini Bus and Coach Hire are all recommended by the airport.
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Airports near Donegal
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