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There are 4 ways to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 23 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 64 / ...

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Train, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo Sligo/Longford Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 64 / ...

Train  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
  3. Take the train from Belfast Lanyon Place to Londonderry

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry 93.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry is to train and bus which costs €21 - €35 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry. However, there are services departing from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 and arriving at Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 via Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry. However, there are services departing from Carrick on Shannon and arriving at Londonderry via Connolly and Belfast Lanyon Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 46m.

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The distance between Carrick-on-Shannon and Derry is 80 miles. The road distance is 93.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry without a car is to bus which takes 4h 33m and costs €21 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry, including transfers.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry bus services, operated by Expressway, depart from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Carrick on Shannon station.

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The best way to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry is to bus which takes 4h 33m and costs €21 - €35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 8h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry.
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  • Distance: 80 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Carrick-on-Shannon, IE-LM, Ireland and Derry, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry via Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 and Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 in around 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry via Connolly, Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place, Belfast Lanyon Place, and Londonderry in around 8h 46m.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Sligo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£7 - £9
Flexible
£8 - £10
Train from Carrick on Shannon to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£12 - £15
Flexible
£15 - £18
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
£13 - £16
Flexible
£16 - £19
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Lanyon Place to Londonderry
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Expressway
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 556261 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Carrick Plaza, stop 557811 to Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Sligo Bus Station, stop 555081 to Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
Bus Eireann

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry bus services, operated by Expressway, arrive at Ulsterbus Depot, stop 158131 station.

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Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Londonderry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry is 94 miles. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Carrick-on-Shannon to Derry.

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