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There are 4 ways to get from Londonderry to Dublin by bus, train or car

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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

3 alternative options

Bus Bus Eireann  •  5 h 5 min

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

$41 - $53

Train  •  5 h 20 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

$51 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Londonderry to Dublin 146.9 miles

$30 - $50

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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 £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and arriving at Dublin Busáras Bus. Services depart twice daily, 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 20 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 best way to get from Londonderry to Dublin without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £24 - £35.

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The bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Dublin Busáras Bus takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Londonderry to Dublin bus services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre station.

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Londonderry to Dublin train services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Londonderry station.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to Dublin is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 5 h 20 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 twice daily. 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 20 min.

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 - $22
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
johnmcginley.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Strabane Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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Londonderry to Dublin bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Dublin Busáras Bus station.

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Londonderry to Dublin train services, operated by Irish Rail, arrive at Connolly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Londonderry to Dublin is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Londonderry to Dublin.

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