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There are 12 ways to get from Aberdeen to Belfast by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast City  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Belfast City (BHD) ABZ - BHD

$59 - $246

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry via Dundee City Centre, Murraygate  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Seagate Bus Station X7
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Ayr, Town Hall 263
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$55 - $59

10 alternative options

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) ABZ - BFS

$63 - $250

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$62 - $265

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$85 - $198

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$93 - $183

Train to Inverness, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Belfast City (BHD) INV - BHD

$79 - $203

Fly Aberdeen to Dublin, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Dublin (DUB) ABZ - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$68 - $237

Train, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$117 - $139

Bus Scottish Citylink, car ferry  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$86 - $122

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$130 - $228

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$89 - $112

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Belfast is to bus and car ferry which costs £42 - £46 and takes 14 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Belfast is to fly which costs £45 - £190 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Belfast is 231 miles.

The best way to get from Aberdeen to Belfast without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 9 h 14 min and costs £90 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Aberdeen to Belfast, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 558+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 231.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

Flybe flies from Aberdeen to Belfast 5 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Ayr, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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