Directions

City of Derry Airport is conveniently located 7miles North East of Derry City on the A2 Londonderry to Coleraine Road.

We recommend passengers arrive at least 2 hours before their flight is due to depart, to allow plenty of time to find a parking space, check-in and pass through airport security. All passengers are reminded that it is their responsibility to ensure they arrive at the Departure Gate at the published boarding time as stipulated by their airline.

Airport Address Details: Airport Road, Eglinton.  BT47 3GY

By Car

The City of Derry Airport is located 7 miles north-east of Derry on the main A2 Londonderry to Coleraine road.

From Derry: From Caw Roundabout at the eastern end of the Foyle Bridge take the main A2 Derry to Coleraine Road for 7 miles until you reach the airport.

From Coleraine/Limavady: Take the main A2 Coleraine to Derry Road until you reach the airport located about 7 miles before Derry (adjacent to the village of Eglinton).

From Letterkenny: Take the N13 road to Derry – crossing the border at Bridgend. Take the A6 road to the Foyle Bridge and from Caw Roundabout at the eastern end of the Foyle Bridge take the main A2 Derry to Coleraine Road for 7 miles to the airport (see detailed map)

From Omagh/Strabane: Take the main A5 road to Derry. At Derry follow the signs for the A2 to Coleraine and follow that road for 7 miles towards Coleraine/Limavady to the airport (see detailed map).

From Belfast: Take the M2 northbound onto the M22 and off the motorway onto the A6 to Derry via Toome and Dungiven. At Derry follow the signs for the A2 to Coleraine and follow that road for 7 miles towards Coleraine/Limavady to the airport (see detailed map).

By Bus

Ulsterbus operates various scheduled services to and from the airport to the main Bus Depot on Foyle Street in the City centre. Services also operate to and from Limavady. Other Ulsterbus and Translink services from throughout Northern Ireland, including the Maiden City Express from Belfast, terminate in the City’s main bus station at Foyle Street.

For full details of all Translink and Ulsterbus bus services please visit the Translink website on www.translink.co.uk.

Bus Eireann provide the main bus services from the Republic of Ireland to Derry, again terminating at the Foyle Street station. For full details of all Bus Eireann services please visit their website on http://www.buseireann.ie/

Many parts of County Donegal are served by the Lough Swilly Bus Company. Details of their services can be obtained by telephoning their office at the Foyle Street station on +44 (0) 28 7126 2017.

By Airport Taxi Transfer

City Cabs dedicated taxi rank is located immediately in front of the airport terminal with taxis available for private hire.  City Cabs have an experienced team of uniformed drivers, each fully insured and PSV’d.  City Cabs guarantee a fast and professional service at all times and are the Official Taxi Service for City of Derry Airport.  Wheelchair accessible cars are available on request. Click here to view City Cabs website.  

Typically, a fare from the airport to Derry City Centre is £11.00 and takes approximately 20mins (prices can vary, depending on exact destination, so passengers are advised to check fare with driver).

City Cabs is Derry’s largest and best taxi company, with a dedicated team of operators and drivers on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Official Taxis for City of Derry Airport
  • All Drivers Uniformed
  • Female Drivers Available upon Request
  • City and Regional Tours Available
  • Executive Cars and Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
  • Corporate Accounts

All local taxi companies in the City and the surrounding towns and villages will carry passengers to the airport.

By Train

Derry-Londonderry train station is located at Duke Street in the Waterside area of the city and it is served daily by the Belfast to Derry service.  This train stops at various towns en route including Ballymena, Coleraine, Portrush, Castlerock and Limavady. Full details of the train services from and to Derry are available on the Translink website at www.translink.co.uk.