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Londonderry - Coleraine Railway

Northern Ireland | Duke Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7134 2228
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Best railway journey in Ireland

The Derry to Coleraine and Belfast railway always comes up in lists of the Great Railway Journeys... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Alasdair M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Either way, from Coleraine to Derry, or Londonderry to Coleraine; it is worth buying a return... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Denis F
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Northern Ireland | Duke Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Derry to Coleraine and Belfast railway always comes up in lists of the Great Railway Journeys of the World and rightly so! Starting in Derry with lovely views of the Peace Bridge and Lough Foyle, the line follows the coast for a lot of...More

Thank Alasdair M
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Either way, from Coleraine to Derry, or Londonderry to Coleraine; it is worth buying a return ticket and enjoying this magnificent trip each way. I would recommend sitting on opposite sides of the carriage so as to look at the water on one trip, and...More

Thank Denis F
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

I was disappointed that there was no view from the train to speak of until the last 25 min as it ran along the northern shore and through some farmland. train leaves from Europa Center--Great Victoria (but you could get on at City Hospital, Botanic...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

it is a 10 minute walk to the city, it is on the opposite of the city, need to cross the river by foot or bus

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I'm traveling from Belfast to Derry the trains are clean and excellent also the staff are very professional and courteous, the views are gorgeous free wi-fi on the train and a smooth journey!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Spent the day here shopping . It was quite busy and reminded me of being in London only with Irish accents all around me ! Was a pleasant shopping experience. I will return

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is one of the most amazing railway journeys anyone could expect to travel on whether they are boarding at Belfast, Derry or any of the stops in between. Threatened with closure less than twenty years ago this line was completely modernised in recent years...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Our train home this evening from Belfast passing by our hotel - the Inn at the Coast (after we got off in Coleraine and drove back). These trains are fast smooth and on time.

1  Thank joycek522
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Really enjoyed our trip on the train from Coleraine to Londonderry and back. The views are lovely, and you get an excellent perspective of the coastline running along the beach and through tunnels beside the cliffs near Downhill transitioning into wide fields around the estuary...More

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Have to agree with another reviewer - I don't know what all the fuss is about. We have travelled extensively in the British Isles and elsewhere in Europe and the scenery is not stunning, or any of the other views that were mentioned. We waited...More

1  Thank DubTwosome
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foodiery
7 January 2018|
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Response from Denis F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is limited parking though. If not you can park in streets across the railway tracks and turn right. I know because I live in that area.
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texan726
3 January 2018|
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Response from Denis F | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but cannot answer that question. Left luggage tended to be a problem here in the years if the Troubles, and I do not see it much anywhere.
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Samantha L
27 September 2017|
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Response from Denis F | Reviewed this property |
In Coleraine there is only a few yards from the Buses to the train. In Derry there is a free connecting service from the bus station to the train station and vice versa. For those who like to walk, it is not too far over... More
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