There are 3 ways to get from Dublin to Londonderry by bus, train or car
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Bus • 3h 55m
£25 - £35
2 alternative options
Train • 5h 10m
£27 - £37
Drive • 2h 46m
£25 - £40
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Londonderry is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 3h 55m.
The quickest way to get from Dublin to Londonderry is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 46m.
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 3h 55m.
No, there is no direct train from Dublin to Londonderry. However, there are services departing from Connolly 7 and arriving at Londonderry via Belfast Lanyon Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.
The distance between Dublin and Londonderry is 123 miles. The road distance is 146.8 miles.
The best way to get from Dublin to Londonderry without a car is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs 28€ - 40€.
The bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre takes 3h 55m including transfers and departs four times a day.
Dublin to Londonderry bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Dublin Busáras Bus station.
Dublin to Londonderry train services, operated by Irish Rail, depart from Connolly 7 station.
The best way to get from Dublin to Londonderry is to bus which takes 3h 55m and costs 28€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 5h 10m.
What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Londonderry, Northern Ireland?
Translink UK operates a bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre twice daily. Tickets cost £25 - £35 and the journey takes 3h 55m. Mc Ginley Coach Travel also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dublin to Londonderry via Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1 and Belfast Lanyon Place in around 5h 10m.
Train from Connolly 7 to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 8m
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
- £14 - £19
- Irish Rail
- Semi Flexible
- £14 - £17
- £16 - £19
Bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 55m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- £25 - £35
- Schedules at
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Dublin to Londonderry bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre station.
Dublin to Londonderry train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Londonderry station.
Yes, the driving distance between Dublin to Londonderry is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Dublin to Londonderry.
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