There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow to Londonderry by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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, car ferry, train  •  8 h 56 min

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

$73 - $87

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

10 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 6 min

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

$80 - $97

Train, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  2. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$83 - $93

Bus, line 358 bus, car ferry, train  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) X16 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) 60 / ...
  4. Take the line 358 bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 358 / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  6. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$74 - $85

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 4 min

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

$84 - $168

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 21 min

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

$63 - $143

Fly Glasgow to Derry  •  3 h 1 min

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

$39 - $107

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

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$65 - $145

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$63 - $169

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  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

$72 - $171

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  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

$65 - $205

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Londonderry is to fly which costs £29 - £85 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Londonderry is to fly which costs £29 - £85 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Londonderry is 135 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Glasgow to Londonderry, including transfers.

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

Ryanair and Loganair fly from Glasgow to Londonderry 6 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
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 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
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
$17 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $24
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$172
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
$30 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$67
Standard Car
$93

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