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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 58 min

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus, line 139 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. 234
  2. 139 / ...

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. 35.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  49 min

  1. 35.5 miles

$7 - $11

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

Translink UK operates a train from Londonderry to Portrush every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Londonderry to Portrush via Coleraine Bus Center in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Londonderry station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$9 - $14
Bus from Coleraine Bus Center to Portrush Dunluce Avenue
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$4 - $6
Other operators
Taxi from Londonderry to Portrush
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Call a Cab
Phone
+44 28 7131 3900
Waterside Taxis
Phone
+44 28 7134 5858
City Cabs Derry
Phone
+44 28 7126 4466
Website
citycabsderry.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Londonderry and Portrush is 48 km. The road distance is 57 km.

The cheapest way to get from Londonderry to Portrush is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Londonderry to Portrush is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs £80 - £100.

No, there is no direct train from Londonderry to Portrush. However, there are services departing from Londonderry station and arriving at Portrush Train Station via Coleraine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Londonderry to Portrush. However, there are services departing from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre and arriving at Portrush Dunluce Avenue via Coleraine Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Londonderry to Portrush, including transfers.