Travel from Dublin to Londonderry

Bus or train from Dublin to Londonderry?

Translink UK operates a bus from Dublin to Londonderry every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. John McGinley also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Londonderry via Belfast Central station in around 5 h 20 min.

How to get from Dublin to Londonderry

ModeDurationPrice
From Dublin Busáras Bus bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre.3 h 50 min£29
From Busáras bus to Strabane then line 98 bus to Derry Londonderry Buscentre.4 h 26 min£24
From Connolly Train Station train to Belfast Central station then train to Londonderry station.5 h 20 min£46
From Dublin drive to Londonderry.2 h 46 min£27
From The 3Arena line 702 bus to Dublin airport, fly to Donegal airport, taxi to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore, bus to Letterkenny, Bus Station, then line 64 bus to Londonderry.6 h 6 min£71

How long does it take to get from Dublin to Londonderry?

The bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

Is there a direct train between Dublin and Londonderry?

No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Londonderry. However, there are services departing from Connolly Train Station and arriving at Londonderry station via Belfast Central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dublin and Londonderry?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dublin Busáras Bus and arriving at Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

Operators from Dublin to Londonderry

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Translink UK+44 28 9066 6630Translink UK
Bus EireannBus Eireann
Irish RailIrish Rail
Aircoach+353 1 844 7118Aircoach
Aer LingusAer Lingus
Bus Feda TeorantaBus Feda Teoranta
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