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There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to Armadale by car ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station

Cheapest

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
  3. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue

Car ferry, bus via Edinburgh

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Haymarket Station

Car ferry, train

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central

Car ferry, bus via Ayr

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Ayr, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street

Car ferry, drive

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

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
  3. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA)
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Armadale is to fly and train and bus which costs £25 - £150 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Armadale is to fly and train and bus which costs £25 - £150 and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between Belfast and Armadale is 126 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Armadale without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 8h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Belfast to Armadale, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Armadale. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 30 min and costs £4 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Armadale.
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  • Distance: 126.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Armadale. However, you can take the line 94 bus to Belfast Heron Road, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, then take the train to Armadale (W Lothian). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Armadale via Belfast Heron Road, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Buchanan Bus Station, and Haymarket Station in around 9h 36m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Edinburgh Park to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Haymarket Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
SD Travel
Phone
0114 22 11 282
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Armadale, Barbauchlaw Avenue
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
traveline.info
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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