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There are 13 ways to get from Barrow in Furness to Belfast by train, car ferry, bus, 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

Train, car ferry  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$66 - $179

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall to Kendal, Bus Station 6C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kendal to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  4. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400

$43 - $60

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Train, car ferry via Liverpool  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Preston
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$59 - $172

Train, bus, car ferry  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Dumfries
  3. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$110 - $141

Train, car ferry via Glasgow Central  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$162 - $348

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Barrow in Furness to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$70 - $158

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) MAN - BFS

$78 - $192

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$75 - $217

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  4. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS

$75 - $179

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Carnforth
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Shipley
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$65 - $215

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$119 - $321

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$127 - $306

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Newcastle
  4. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS

$97 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barrow in Furness to Belfast is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 19h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Barrow in Furness to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barrow in Furness to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Kendal, Manchester and Custom House Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 43m.

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The distance between Barrow in Furness and Belfast is 114 miles.

The best way to get from Barrow in Furness to Belfast without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9h 27m and costs £50 - £140.

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It takes approximately 9h 27m to get from Barrow in Furness to Belfast, including transfers.

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Barrow in Furness to Belfast bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Barrow in Furness to Belfast bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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Map of how to get from Barrow in Furness to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 114.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 27m

What companies run services between Barrow in Furness, England and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Barrow in Furness to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Lancaster, take the taxi to Heysham, take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Barrow in Furness to Belfast via Preston, Ormskirk, Moorfields, Liverpool, and Douglas, Isle of Man in around 10h 53m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Carnforth
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Shipley
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
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
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Carlisle to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Barrow-in-Furness, Town Hall to Kendal, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Kendal to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
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
2h
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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