Budget Accommodation close to Londonderry airport

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The airport hotels consist of variety of hotels right from budget to luxury hotels. Check our cheap rates for hotels, motels, and b&b’s or guest houses close by City of Derry Airport. Many of the airport hotels also provide free breakfast, family rooms, restaurant, free car parking, etc..

Located right on the border in north-west Northern Ireland, Londonderry is an historic town full of culture, attractions as well as a bustling nightlife. Derry’s 17th century layout is also intact, with the Diamond Centre leading out to 4 main gateways: Bishop’s Gate, Ferryquay Gate, Shipquay Gate, and Butcher’s Gate.

Visitors should check out the Gothic St. Columb Cathedral in the historic centre, as well as the Guildhall just outside the city walls. There are many fine golf courses nearby and the famous links course at Portrush is less than an hour’s drive away.

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Londonderry Airport in Eglinton – How to get there

Train Transport

The closest train station is Derry-Londonderry railway station, located at Duke Street in the Waterside area of the city. Trains operate daily between Belfast city centre and Derry. This train stops at various towns en route including Ballymena, Coleraine, Portrush, Castlerock and Limavady.

Bus Transport

LDY is connected with the main Bus Depot on Foyle Street in Londonderry city centre by various scheduled bus services, operated by Ulsterbus.

By Car

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

The nearest other airports serving the area are Belfast International Airport (BFS) and the other Belfast airport which is called George Best City Airport. Both airports provide international and domestic flights from Belfast.

Places to Stay – Low Cost Hotel and B&B rooms !

accommodation near city of derry airportThere are many different cheap City of Derry airport hotels from which to choose. One of the cheapest accommodations is Banks Of The Faughan Motel. It’s a family run motel, ideally located just three miles from Londonderry and very close to the airport. The motel has double, twin and single rooms which are all en suite.

Other cheaper accommodations are b&b Serendipity House, b&b Angel House, and family run guest house Sunbeam House B&B. All of these guest houses are located near by City of Derry airport.

Around City of Derry Airport and in the city centre you will find many outstanding 4 star luxury hotels. One of the best accommodations is deluxe 4 star City Hotel. This 4 star accommodation is located in Derry city centre on the banks of the River Foyle, offering wonderful views of the river and Guild Hall.

This outstanding hotel offers a leisure centre with a 15 metre swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and gymnasium. Hotel is very conveniently placed for shopping, theatres etc. and just a short drive away from City of Derry airport.

A very family and budget friendly accommodation is 2 star Iona Inn. This family run Inn is situated on the Waterside end of Craigavon Bridge and is close to all sites of interest, such as Derry walls. This accommodation has 11 rooms with en suite bathrooms, complemented by 3 self-contained apartments which can sleep up to 5 people. Double, twin and triple family rooms are also available.

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With (free) Shuttle Transfers – Free Car Parking

Around the airport you will find many hotels, apartments for rent and b&b’s or guest houses that offer public car parking. The closest hotel with free private parking and shuttle service transport is 3 star Best Western White Horse Hotel.

This contemporary accommodation is the nearest hotel from City of Derry airport, the ideal choice for early morning flights or as a base to explore the delights of North-West Ireland. Free parking is possible on site !

City of Derry Airport in Northern Ireland

Name : City of Derry Airport

Information : Weather related, Travel to Londonderry, Discover Northern Ireland

Location : the terminal is situated close to the village of Eglinton, approx. 7 mi or 11 km northeast from Derry city centre in Northern Ireland.

Address : Airport Rd, Eglinton, Londonderry, Derry BT47 3GY, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Main Airlines : served by Ryanair, Thomson Airways (operated by Air Europa and TUIfly).

Terminals : one passenger terminal.

Postcode District : BT47 3GY

County : County Londonderry

Country : Northern Ireland

Tel. : +44 28 7181 0784

Nearest Hotels : in towns and villages of Londonderry, Campsey, Muff, Ballykelly, and Red Castle.

Things to do and see nearby

Star of the Sea Church, Faughanvale (Faughanvale, Eglinton, Northern Ireland): lovely church.

Campsie Karting Centre (Unit 12 Campsie Industrial Estate, Mclean Rd, Derry BT47 3XX, Northern Ireland): Northern Ireland’s newest indoor racing circuit. Great value for money and plenty of car parking.

City Walls (City Centre of Londonderry, Northern Ireland): Derry is the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland. Walk around the walls and listen to the history of this ancient city. The walls are quite impressive and give a good look at the city.

Museum of Free Derry (55 Glenfada Park, BT48 9DR Northern Ireland): great museum, located a short distance from the central bus station in the city center, Bogside area. This museum tells the entire story of the 1972 Bloody Sunday incident.