There are 3 ways to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings by train, car, shuttle or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Antrim to Londonderry station
  2. Drive from Londonderry station to Downings

$26 - $39

2 alternative options

Shuttle, line 64 bus, line 974 bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Letterkenny, Bus Station 64 / ...
  3. Take the line 974 bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Downings 974

$40 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings 98 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS), Northern Ireland and Downings, IE-DL, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings. However, you can take the bus to Antrim Bus Center, take the walk to Antrim, take the train to Londonderry station, then take the drive to Downings. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings via Derry, Pennyburn Troy Park, Foyle Street Bus Station Derry, Letterkenny, Bus Station, and Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Londonderry station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Airporter UK
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Foyle Street Bus Station Derry to Letterkenny, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Downings
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings?

The distance between Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) and Downings is 120 km. The road distance is 157 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 2 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings?

The quickest way to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £15 - £22.

How long does it take to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings?

It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport (BFS) to Downings, including transfers.