18 - 22 October 2023

Travelling to Derry

The City of Derry is situated in the north-west of Northern Ireland and is its second largest city.

Options for flying to Northern Ireland

City of Derry Airport – approx. 8 miles (13 km)
Belfast International Airport – approx. 60 miles (95 km)
George Best Belfast City Airport – approx. 70 miles (110 km)
Dublin Airport (Republic of Ireland) – approx. 140 miles (220 km)

Train Services
There is a regular train service to Derry from Belfast via Antrim, Ballymena, and Coleraine:

Bus Services
There are a number of bus services to the city from both the north and south of Ireland:

Airporter operates a frequent bus service directly to Derry from Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport:

Translink provides buses from all parts of Northern Ireland:

Bus Eireann provides buses from the south of Ireland:

Feel free to contact us directly if you require any additional assistance with your travel and accommodation arrangements.

  • Lottery Funded arts council of Northern Ireland
  • Derry City and Strabane District Council
  • Arts and Business NI
  • Enkalon Foundation
  • Allstate
  • Alchemy
  • Tourism NI
  • Citi
  • Caldwell & Robinson
  • City Hotel Derry
  • McGuinness Properties
  • FinTru
  • Bishops Gate Hotel Derry
  • Contemporary Music Centre
  • Sing Ireland
  • Ulster University
  • CFN