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There are 2 ways to get from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) by bus or car

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Line 956 bus, line 234 bus

  1. Take the line 956 bus from St.Mary's Road Buncrana to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
  2. Take the line 234 bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Eglinton City Of Derry Airport

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  1. Drive from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY)

Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) by bus

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Derry Airport (LDY) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Derry Airport (LDY) is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, returning to Ireland from United Kingdom is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Aug 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) is to drive, which costs €6 - €10 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY). However, there are services departing from St.Mary's Road Buncrana and arriving at Eglinton City Of Derry Airport via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Buncrana and Derry Airport (LDY) is 14 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) without a car is to line 956 bus and line 234 bus which takes 2h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY), including transfers.

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Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) bus services, operated by McGonagle Bus and Coach Hire, depart from St.Mary's Road Buncrana station.

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Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Eglinton City Of Derry Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) is 20 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY).

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There are 46+ hotels available in Derry Airport (LDY). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY).
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Buncrana, Ireland and Derry Airport (LDY), Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Buncrana to Derry Airport (LDY) via Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre in around 2h.

Bus operators
McGonagle Bus and Coach Hire
Phone
+353 (0)749362480
Email
mcgonaglebuncrana@gmail.com
Website
mcgonaglebushire.com
Bus from St.Mary's Road Buncrana to Foyle Street Bus Station Derry
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
McGonagle Bus and Coach Hire
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Eglinton City Of Derry Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4
Schedules at
translink.co.uk

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