How To Get Here

By Air


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).

Aberdeen 1hr
Birmingham 50mins
Cardiff 1hr 20mins
Edinburgh 55mins
East Midlands 1hr 10mins
Glasgow 45mins
Jersey 1hr 40mins
Liverpool 50mins
London (Heathrow) 1hr 10mins
London (Luton) 1hr 15mins
London (Stanstead) 1hr 15mins
Manchester 40mins
Southampton 1hrs 10mins


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.

By Sea


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

By Road


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

Ulster Way

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.

Bus Eireann


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).

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