There are 5 ways to get from Londonderry to Dublin by bus, 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.

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus X3 / ...

$30 - $45

4 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Strabane Bus Station to Busáras 32

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Londonderry station to Belfast Central station
  2. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service

$50 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Londonderry to Dublin 146.9 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
  2. Fly from Donegal (CFN) to Dublin (DUB) CFN - DUB

$63 - $134

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Londonderry to Dublin is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Londonderry to Dublin is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Londonderry and Dublin is 123 miles. The road distance is 146.9 miles.

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The bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and arriving at Dublin Busáras Bus. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Londonderry station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Londonderry station and arriving at Connolly via Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Londonderry to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 123.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Londonderry, Northern Ireland and Dublin, Ireland?

Translink UK operates a bus from Londonderry to Dublin every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. John McGinley also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Londonderry to Dublin via Belfast Central station and Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station in around 5 h 7 min.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Donegal to Dublin
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Londonderry station to Belfast Central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$30 - $45
John McGinley
Website
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Derry, Water Street to Dublin, Gate Theatre
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Strabane Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Mangan Tours
Phone
+353 749135460
Website
mangantours.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Mr. Chippy Chip Shop to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
mangantours.ie
Bus Feda Teoranta
Website
feda.ie
Bus from Letterkenny, Ramelton Road to Bunbeg Cross Roads, Gweedore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
feda.iesite

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