Getting There

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.

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 citys airport is serviced by two airlines: Ryanair and BMI Regional. Direct access to the city airport is available from the following major airports: London Stansted, Liverpool, Glasgow International and Majorca.

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.

If you are an individual boat owner or part of a boat club and would like more information on sailing to this festival and being part of the showcase event please contact

For further information and advice on berthing at Foyle Marina click here.

Airport Shuttle Service

Local multi- award winning public transport provider Airporterprovide a daily shuttle service between Derry and Belfast International and Belfast City Airports. Airporters 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

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 Dublins 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.

By Bus

Ulsterbus work in co-operation with Bus Eireann and will have current bus schedules and prices.

By Rail

NI Railways work in co-operation with IarnródÉireann as part of the Enterprise service between Dublin and Belfast. For current travel advice, please visit

When you arrive

Getting Around

Making your way around Northern Ireland using public transport couldnt 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.

Plan your journey via the Translink NI App or use the online journey planner at * (Promotions, family day trips and student discount information)

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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

Taxi Services

When youre 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