There are 11 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 11 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

$112 - $141

Cheapest option

Fly Leeds Bradford to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Dublin (DUB) LBA - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre

$54 - $213

9 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  15 h 7 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

$177 - $235

Bus, bus and ferry  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons) Zap
  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 - $89

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  18 h 15 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

$65 - $89

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

$94 - $194

Fly Leeds Bradford to Belfast City  •  5 h 7 min

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

$66 - $210

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

$81 - $190

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

$85 - $228

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6 h 19 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

$82 - $176

Train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 37 min

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

$102 - $242

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

Flybe flies from Leeds to Londonderry 4 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
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 Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
$16 - $23
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
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Leeds to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly/Portland St (Wetherspoons)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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 - $50
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$30 - $50
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$18 - $25
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Strabane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
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
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$180
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 - $100
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$42
Passenger Flexi
$70
Standard Car
$98

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leeds to Londonderry?

The distance between Leeds and Londonderry is 396 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry?

The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 17 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry?

The quickest way to get from Leeds to Londonderry is to train and fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs £55 - £140.

Is there a direct bus between Leeds and Londonderry?

No, there is no direct bus from Leeds to Londonderry. However, there are services departing from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) and arriving at Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre via Manchester and Dublin Busáras Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Leeds to Londonderry?

It takes approximately 13 h 11 min to get from Leeds to Londonderry, including transfers.