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.
Crossing 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 major airports: London Stansted, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, the Algarve and Majorca. www.cityofderryairport.com
Coming by Boat
For visiting boats, Derry~Londonderry is the ideal base from which to explore the North West of Ireland, the Scottish Island or as a starting point for UK crushing. Foyle Port Marina also 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.
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Airport Shuttle Service
Local multi- award winning public transport provider ‘Airporter’ provide a daily shuttle service between Derry and Belfast International and Belfast City Airports. Airporter’s fleet of custom designed Mercedes vehicles provide the ultimate in customer comfort and convenience. Booking is highly advised on this popular service and you can contact them direct on 02871 269996 or book online at www.airporter.co.uk
Crossing by Ferry
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 both foot passengers, cars and other vehicles into the area through two ferry ports, 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.
Cross Border Services
There are also good cross-border bus and rail links from the Irish Republic.
Ulsterbus work in co-operation with Bus Eireann and will have current bus schedules and prices.
NI Railways work in co-operation with IarnródÉireann as part of the Enterprise service between Dublin and Belfast. For current travel advice, please visit https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-travel-advice.
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.
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Translink have a new hourly train service from Belfast to Derry and will operate a special Halloween Night Late Train from Derry to Coleraine at 21.45pm
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.