There are 10 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.

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Fly Aberdeen to Belfast City  •  3 h 26 min

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

$62 - $260

9 alternative options

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 4 min

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

$63 - $267

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 13 min

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

$86 - $199

Fly Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  7 h 8 min

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

$66 - $254

Train to Inverness, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 22 min

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

$84 - $210

Bus, carferry via Buchanan Bus Station  •  10 h 2 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$101 - $126

Train, carferry  •  11 h 22 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$133 - $229

Train, bus, carferry  •  11 h 31 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$100 - $188

Bus, carferry  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$88 - $184

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Cairnryan
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$89 - $112

Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Northern Ireland is 252 miles.

The best way to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 10 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Aberdeen to Northern Ireland, 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 53+ hotels available in Northern Ireland. Prices start at $65 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 Northern Ireland.
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  • Distance: 252.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

Flybe flies from Aberdeen to Belfast 6 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Inverness to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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 Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
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 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
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 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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
$170
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
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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