There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Londonderry by bus, car ferry, train, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus, carferry  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre 212

$72 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Derry  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Derry (LDY) EDI - LDY

$37 - $213

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Bus, carferry, train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$71 - $156

Train, carferry  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  3. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  4. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$82 - $168

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cairnryan
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Drive from Larne to Londonderry

$61 - $143

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$65 - $145

Fly Glasgow to Derry  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Derry (LDY) GLA - LDY

$39 - $107

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City, shuttle  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry

$63 - $169

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$72 - $171

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City, shuttle  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry

$65 - $205

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Londonderry is 135 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Londonderry without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 10 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Glasgow to Londonderry, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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There are 193+ hotels available in Londonderry. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Londonderry.
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  • Distance: 134.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Londonderry, Northern Ireland?

Ryanair and Loganair fly from Glasgow to Londonderry 4 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Derry
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $140
Flights from Edinburgh to Derry
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Derry
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from York Street to Londonderry station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$16 - $24
Airporter UK
Phone
+44 (0)28 7126 9996
Email
info@airporter.co.uk
Website
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast to Derry
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast City Airport to Derry
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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