There are 10 ways to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, car or plane

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

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) T2
  2. Take the bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings) X4 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  4. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$109 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth to Birmingham
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1

$54 - $73

8 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) T2
  2. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  3. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central

$127 - $179

Train, bus, car ferry  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Carlisle
  4. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$193 - $273

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 33 min

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

$115 - $147

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD

$95 - $260

Train, train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD

$134 - $410

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$96 - $256

Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Belfast City  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Belfast City (BHD) CWL - BHD

$134 - $334

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
  2. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS

$145 - $316

What companies run services between Aberystwyth, Wales and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Aberystwyth to Belfast. However, you can take the bus to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station), take the bus to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings), take the walk to Holyhead, take the car ferry to Dublin, take the taxi to The 3Arena, take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, then take the bus to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Aberystwyth to Belfast via Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station), Bangor (Gwynedd), Holyhead, Holyhead, Dublin, and Connolly in around 12 h 2 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Cardiff to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Cardiff to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Train from Shrewsbury to Crewe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
First Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Train from Aberystwyth to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Train from Shrewsbury to Wilmslow
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Shrewsbury to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
First Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Shrewsbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Bus operators
Lloyds Coaches
Phone
+44 1654 702100
Email
info@lloydscoaches.com
Website
lloydscoaches.com
Bus from Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 (Aberystwyth Bus Station) to Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
lloydscoaches.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bangor, Railway Station (Bangor Railway Station) to Holyhead, Summer Hill (Market Buildings)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberystwyth to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$25 - $35
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $45
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$150 - $180
On Foot
$40 - $45
car
$122
Passenger
$43
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $170
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$49
Small Car
$167
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
$180

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberystwyth to Belfast?

The distance between Aberystwyth and Belfast is 271 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast?

The cheapest way to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 16 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast?

The quickest way to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast is to train and fly which takes 6 h 2 min and costs £65 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between Aberystwyth and Belfast?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberystwyth to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Aberystwyth and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Birmingham and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast?

It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to get from Aberystwyth to Belfast, including transfers.