There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to Cambridge by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and 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 Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted  •  3 h 42 min

  1. BFS - STN

$49 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 2 min

  1. DUB - STN

$49 - $211

9 alternative options

Fly Belfast City to London City, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. BHD - LCY

$88 - $270

Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. BHD - LHR

$82 - $268

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. BFS - LTN

$57 - $159

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. BHD - BHX

$129 - $313

Car ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 38 min

$247 - $375

Carferry, train  •  14 h 26 min

$141 - $205

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h

  1. 871
  2. 777

$49 - $65

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 7 min

$79 - $90

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 41 min

$115 - $160

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Cambridge, England?

easyJet and Ryanair fly from Belfast to Cambridge every 4 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $190
Flights from Dublin to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $280
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $280
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$173
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$231

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast and Cambridge is 481 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Cambridge is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 16 h.

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Cambridge is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £35 - £150.

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) via Dublin and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Belfast to Cambridge, including transfers.