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Getting to Derry - Londonderry

Getting to Ireland is increasingly easy and popular with many airlines such as Etihad, Emirates and United Airlines opening new routes in the last two years. With the emergence of low-cost airtravel along with traditional international carriers it has never been easier or less expensive to travel to Derry~Londonderry!

City of Derry Airport (LDY)

Airport Road, Co. Derry, BT47 3GY.

t: 028 7181 0784

f: 028 7181 1426


The City of Derry Airport is the regional airport for the North West of Ireland located seven miles from Derry City Centre. This modern international facility offers a wide range of destinations both domestic and international with a range of airlines. Full timetable & reservation details for all routes to the City of Derry Airport can be found on


Airlines Operating from/to City of Derry Airport are:

Ryanair from/to Liverpool & Edinburgh

Loganair flies from/to Glasgow, London Stansted & Manchester

Belfast International Airport (BFS)

t: 028 9448 4848

Located 75 minutes from Derry city centre, the International Airport is served by major airlines with direct flights from many UK and European destinations. 

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)

t: 028 9093 9093

Located 90 minutes from Derry city centre, the City Airport is served by major airlines with direct flights from the main UK destinations.

Dublin Airport (DUB)

t: +353 (0)1 814 1111


Dublin Airport with 31 scheduled airlines flying to over 150 destinations includes direct scheduled daily flights from North America, mainland Europe, Britain and regular flights from the Middle East. Derry~Londonderry is less than a 3 hour drive from Dublin Airport.

The expansion of Dublin Airport’s route network will continue into next year as 16 new services have already been announced for 2019. “There is much to look forward to in 2019, with five long-haul destinations in North America to Calgary, Hamilton Toronto, Montreal, Minneapolis St. Paul and Dallas and 11 European short-haul routes planned for next year,” according to Mr Harrison.

For the most up to date air access to Dublin please log on to:


Ireland West Knock Airport (NOC)

Ireland West Knock Airport offers many flights to and from Knock,Co. Mayo which is 2 and a half hour drive along the stunning ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ coastal route to Derry~Londonderry.


New routes: Cologne, Birmingham, Edinburgh & Lapland


For further information please log on to


t: +44 (0) 28 7126 9996

AIRporter operates a scheduled coach service between Belfast International Airport, George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast City Centre and Derry seven days a week. The award-winning service includes free WiFi on board the coaches and tickets can be booked online in advance.

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