City of Derry Airport
The local airport is situated near the village of Eglinton, approximately 22 miles from Strabane and operates flights to Dublin, Glasgow, London Stanstead and Manchester. Additionally, Summer services are provided to Jersey and Majorca, with Euorpean connections to Amsterdam, Brussels and Frankfurt via Manchester.
Aldergrove International Airport
The Province’s main civil airport is situated about 75 miles from Strabane. The major British Airlines run scheduled flights to Belfast from the following places (approx. journey times are shown).
|East Midlands||1hr 10mins|
|London (Heathrow)||1hr 10mins|
|London (Luton)||1hr 15mins|
|London (Stanstead)||1hr 15mins|
Belfast City Airport
Flights are available to Belfast from the following places:
Birmingham, Blackpool, Bristol, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Isle of Man, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Stanstead, Manchester, Newcastle, Prestwick, Sheffield.
The following are the principal sea routes with journey times. Departure ports can be reached by road or rail. All routes facilitate both foot passengers and vehicles.
Cairnryan – Larne 1hr
Stranraer to Belfast 1hr 45 Mins
Heysham – Belfast 4hrs
Liverpool to Belfast 8½ hours
Strabane District is served by an excellent road network, the most signifant being the northwest corridor that provides access to Dublin via the A5/N2 and Belfast via the A5, A6 and M2. Belfast can also be accessed on the A5- A4- M1 route via Omagh and Ballygawley. Other principal arterial routes run from Strabane into the Western counties of the Republic of Ireland through Co. Donegal and Enniskillen in Co Fermanagh.
Belfast (via Dungannon and Omagh) 2hrs 30mins
Dublin (via Monaghan and Omagh) 4hrs
Donegal(via Stranorlar and Lifford) 1hr
How to get to Strabane – By Bus
Translink/Ulsterbus operates regular services throughout the district:
To Castlederg via Sion Mills, Victoria Bridge and Ardstraw
To Clady via Sion Mills, Glebe Park
To Dunamanagh via Artigarvan
Sion Mills, Victoria Bridge and Newtownstewart are served by the Strabane – Omagh service while Ballymagorry, and Magheramason are situated on the Strabane – Londonderry route with connections to Belfast via Dungiven.
Express Coach services to Strabane are operated from the following locations:
Belfast (via Dungannon and Omagh) 2 ½ hours
Dublin (via Omagh and Monaghan) 4 hours
Finally Translink operates a town service or Busy Bus service within Strabane itself.
Cross-border provision linking Strabane to towns and villages in Co Donegal including Letterkenny and Ballybofey/Donegal Town (with connections to the West of Ireland).