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There are 3 ways to get from Londonderry to Dundalk by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Londonderry to Belfast Lanyon Place
  2. Take the train from Belfast to Dundalk

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bradley Way to Lough Na Glack

Drive

  1. Drive from Londonderry to Dundalk

Londonderry to Dundalk by train

78 Weekly Trains
4h 13m Average Duration
€31 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Londonderry to Dundalk is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Londonderry to Dundalk is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Londonderry to Dundalk. However, there are services departing from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and arriving at Dundalk Garda Stn via Bradley Way, Lough Na Glack and Ardee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Londonderry to Dundalk. However, there are services departing from Londonderry and arriving at Dundalk via Belfast. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Londonderry and Dundalk is 125 km. The road distance is 151.8 km.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to Dundalk without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Londonderry to Dundalk, including transfers.

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Londonderry to Dundalk bus services, operated by Bus Éireann, depart from Bradley Way station.

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Londonderry to Dundalk train services, operated by Translink UK, depart from Londonderry station.

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The best way to get from Londonderry to Dundalk is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Londonderry to Dundalk.
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  • Distance: 125.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

You can take a train from Londonderry to Dundalk via Belfast Lanyon Place and Belfast in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, Bus Éireann operates a bus from Bradley Way to Lough Na Glack hourly. Tickets cost €13 - €18 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Expressway also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Londonderry to Belfast Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
https://www.translink.co.uk/
Adult Single
€21 - €30
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast to Dundalk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
http://www.irishrail.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
€9 - €14
Flexible
€10 - €14
Bus operators
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Bradley Way to Lough Na Glack
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Expressway
Phone
0818 836611
Website
expressway.ie
Bus from Strabane Bradley Way to Carrickmacross South Bypass
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€15 - €21

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Londonderry to Dundalk bus services, operated by Bus Éireann, arrive at Lough Na Glack station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Londonderry to Dundalk is 152 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Londonderry to Dundalk.

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