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There are 12 ways to get from Leeds to Londonderry by train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, 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

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
  4. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$90 - $211

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Fly Leeds Bradford to Belfast City, shuttle  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry

$62 - $196

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Train, bus, car ferry  •  14 h 11 min

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

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre X3 / ...

$64 - $92

Train, bus and ferry, bus via Strabane  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station 32

$74 - $101

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 50 min

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

$91 - $189

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) MAN - BFS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$78 - $187

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City, shuttle  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry

$82 - $221

Train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$76 - $235

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$78 - $173

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Belfast City, shuttle  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Belfast City (BHD) DSA - BHD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast City Airport to Derry

$122 - $482

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Derry  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Derry (LDY) LPL - LDY

$74 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry is to train and bus and ferry and bus which costs £45 - £75 and takes 17 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry is to train and fly and shuttle which costs £55 - £150 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Londonderry is 248 miles.

The best way to get from Leeds to Londonderry without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 43 min and costs £65 - £170.

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It takes approximately 12 h 43 min to get from Leeds to Londonderry, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Londonderry. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leeds to Leeds Bradford Airport is to line 757 bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Londonderry.
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  • Distance: 247.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 43 min

What companies run services between Leeds, England and Londonderry, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Leeds to Londonderry. However, you can take the train to Liverpool Lime Street, take the walk to Liverpool, Lord Nelson Street, take the bus to Liverpool, Cumberland Street, take the walk to Liverpool, take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the taxi to York Street, then take the train to Londonderry station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Leeds to Londonderry via Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, and York Street in around 14 h 11 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Flights from Liverpool to Derry
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$110 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $180
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
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 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$30 - $45
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
Shuttle from Belfast City Airport to Derry
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
airporter.co.uk
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
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
$168
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
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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