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There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry by plane, shuttle, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$54 - $150

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), shuttle  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Belfast to Derry

$90 - $257

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Derry  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Derry (LDY) EDI - LDY

$56 - $299

Train, bus, car ferry via Edinburgh  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  6. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

Bus, car ferry, train  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  4. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$113 - $145

Train, bus, car ferry  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
  5. Take the train from York Street to Londonderry station

$116 - $149

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Busáras Bus to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre X3 / ...

$103 - $145

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 36m

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Drive from Larne to Londonderry

$78 - $169

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry is to fly and shuttle which costs £40 - £120 and takes 4h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry is to fly and shuttle which costs £40 - £120 and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre via Birmingham and Dublin Busáras Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 10m.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Londonderry is 227 miles.

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 13h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry, including transfers.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre station.

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easyJet offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry.
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  • Distance: 227.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Londonderry, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Newcastle upon Tyne to Londonderry. However, you can take the train to Airport, Newcastle Airport, take the walk to Newcastle airport, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), take the walk to Belfast, then take the shuttle to Londonderry. Alternatively, you can take the train to Edinburgh, take the train to Edinburgh Gateway, take the walk to Gogar, Edinburgh Gateway, take the tram to Edinburgh Airport, take the walk to Edinburgh airport, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), take the walk to Belfast, then take the shuttle to Londonderry.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Derry
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
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
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Airporter UK
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
National Express
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
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$30 - $45
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25m and costs £2 - £4.

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