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

Train, bus, car ferry  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$103 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  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 / ...

$55 - $78

10 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$162 - $215

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 17 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

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

$93 - $184

Fly Leeds Bradford to Belfast City  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$64 - $204

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) MAN - BFS

$77 - $185

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$81 - $219

Train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS

$95 - $232

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS

$77 - $171

Train to Doncaster/Sheffied, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Doncaster
  2. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Belfast City (BHD) DSA - BHD

$124 - $480

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Derry  •  5 h 32 min

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

$73 - $374

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £65 and takes 17 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry is to train and fly which costs £60 - £150 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Leeds and Londonderry is 248 miles.

It takes approximately 13 h 15 min to get from Leeds to Londonderry, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leeds station to Londonderry. However, there are services departing from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and arriving at Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre via Manchester and Dublin Busáras Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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The nearest airport to Londonderry is Derry (LDY) Airport which is 6.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (49.6 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (63.5 miles), Knock (NOC) (96.8 miles) and Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) (112.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Leeds to Londonderry.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 247.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 15 min

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

Flybe flies from Leeds to Londonderry 4 times a day.

Airlines
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 Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
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
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
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 from Carlisle to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$165
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
$29 - $90
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$64
Standard Car
$90

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