There are 8 ways to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast City  •  3 h 24 min

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

$62 - $260

7 alternative options

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  7 h 6 min

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

$85 - $365

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 10 min

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

$65 - $274

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

$108 - $127

Train, bus, car ferry via Ayr  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$118 - $134

Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$83 - $113

Bus, car ferry via Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)  •  14 h 10 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 (New Bridge Street) 263
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$102 - $109

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 25 min

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

$90 - $112

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

Flybe flies from Aberdeen to Belfast once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Bus operators
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
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 (New Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40
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
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$181

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland?

The distance between Aberdeen and Northern Ireland is 403 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland is to bus and car ferry which costs £55 - £85 and takes 10 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland?

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £40 - £190.

How long does it take to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland?

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland, including transfers.