Derry (Londonderry) in detail

Flights & getting there

Air

City of Derry Airport is about 13km east of Derry along the A2 towards Limavady. There are direct flights to London Stansted (daily), Manchester (daily), Liverpool (three days a week), Glasgow International (five days a week) and Edinburgh (five days a week).

Land

Bus

The bus station is just northeast of the walled city.

Services to Northern Ireland destinations are operated by Translink (www.translink.co.uk); destinations in the Republic are served by Bus Éireann (www.buseireann.ie).

Belfast Europa Bus Centre £13, 1¾ hours, half-hourly Monday to Friday, hourly Saturday and Sunday

Coleraine £8.60, one hour, eight daily Monday to Friday, two Sunday; no Saturday service

Donegal town £12.60, 1½ hours, 10 daily

Galway £16.50, 5½ hours, four daily

Letterkenny £5.50, 40 minutes, 12 daily

Limavady £5.40, 30 minutes, at least hourly Monday to Saturday, six Sunday

Omagh £8.60, one hour, hourly Monday to Saturday, six Sunday

Sligo £16.80, 2½ hours, seven daily

Airporter buses run directly from Derry to Belfast International Airport (£20, 1½ hours) and George Best Belfast City Airport (£20, two hours) at least once an hour Monday to Friday and slightly less frequently Saturday and Sunday. Buses depart from Foyleside Shopping Centre Coach Park, near the Visit Derry Information Centre.

Train

Derry's train station is on the eastern side of the River Foyle. At research time, major works were underway to create a new transport hub at the site of the former Waterside Railway Station, 100m north of the current train station. The new North-West Transport Hub, scheduled for completion in 2020, will house the new train terminus, bus stands, park-and-ride facilities and a green way link to the city via the Peace Bridge.

Belfast £13, two hours, hourly Monday to Saturday, six on Sunday

Coleraine £10, 40 minutes, hourly Monday to Saturday, six on Sunday