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Londonderry - Coleraine Railway

Northern Ireland | Duke Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
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If you are lucky to park at the station car park it’s free! Catch the train after 9.30am and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jane53England
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Scenic railway

This is a fantastic stretch of railway. Break up the journey and visit Downhill Beach & Downhill... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vietnam1988
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
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Northern Ireland | Duke Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are lucky to park at the station car park it’s free! Catch the train after 9.30am and the fare reduces by 1/3rd! The journey is very scenic with water on one side and green country side on the other. Our ticket inspector on...More

Thank jane53England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic stretch of railway. Break up the journey and visit Downhill Beach & Downhill Estate

Thank Vietnam1988
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The track along the seaside is the highlight. The track also goes under the Mussenden Temple. On return trip sit on opposite side of carriage to see the view from a different perspective.

Thank Sandra F
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Decided to leave the car and take the train to Derry for our 2 day stay. It’s the best decision we could have made. The journey was relaxing and completely stress free. The scenery was stunning along the way. WiFi was free onboard. When we...More

Thank N_IrelandFranco
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Reviewed October 28, 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 September 24, 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 September 8, 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

Thank cheryl c
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Reviewed August 22, 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

Thank IOMSiang
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Reviewed August 15, 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 August 9, 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

Thank Rebecca G
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foodiery
January 7, 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
January 3, 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
September 27, 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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