Getting Here

Getting Here

Located in the stunning North West of Ireland, the charming city of Derry~Londonderry is very accessible by air, sea, rail, bus and road and renowned as one of the finest Walled cities in Europe, full of fascinating history and culture.

By Air

Northern Ireland is served by flights into City of Derry Airport, Belfast International Airport and Belfast City Airport. Scheduled air services operate from nearly all major UK airports and there are many direct flights from major European cities.

The city’s airport is serviced by two airlines: Ryanair and Loganair. Direct access to the city airport is available from the following cities: London, Liverpool, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Majorca. 

Airport Shuttle

Coach Operator Aircoach provide a 13 daily shuttle services between Derry and Dublin, via Belfast International and Dublin Airports.

By Boat

Coast to Coast from Scotland to Northern Ireland in an hour!

Northern Ireland has first-class ferry connections with Scotland, England and the Isle of Man bringing  foot passengers and vehicles in via Belfast and Larne.

There is also ferry service available from Wales via Dublin’s two ports, Dublin Port and Dun Laoghaire.

New, high-speed vessels, enhanced on-board amenities, entertainment and shopping, together with lower prices*, make the car ferry a very attractive way to go.

Derry~Londonderry is the ideal base from which to explore the North West of Ireland.

Foyle Port Marina provides the opportunity to discover the cultural heritage of Ireland’s only completely walled city, the delights of the North Antrim Coast and the Giant’s Causeway as well as the rugged beauty of the Inishowen Penninsula and Donegal.

For visiting boats, make sure to liaise with Foyle Port to book your berth in the Marina now!

By Bus / Train

Translink operate bus and rail services across Northern Ireland and the Enterprise train from Belfast to Dublin.

Translink work in co-operation with Bus Eireann for cross border bus services and Irish Rail for cross border Train Services

When you Arrive:

Making your way around Northern Ireland using public transport couldn’t be easier.

Translink operates the Ulsterbus, and NIRailways integrated public transport system – you can reach every corner of every County in a couple of hours.

Translink have an hourly train service from Belfast to Derry.

Taxi Service

When you’re in the city taxis are a relatively cheap means of getting around. City Cabs Derry can be booked online or via their app for both iPhone and Android available in the App Store or Google Play. Tel. 02871264466

Motorhomes

Designated overnight parking for self- contained motorhomes with easy access to the festival.

Location – TBC

 

Car Parking

Festival Carparking site TBC

Accessible Parking – TBC

*Please note: spaces cannot be booked in advance.

Accessible Drop Off – Foyleview Apartments Carpark (access via Lesley Retail Park, Strand Road – behind Smyth’s Toy Store).