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There are 12 ways to get from Belfast to Cambridge by plane, train, bus, car ferry, car or bus and ferry

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Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Stansted (STN) BFS - STN

$48 - $199

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Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$82 - $267

Fly Belfast City to London City, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London City (LCY) BHD - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$87 - $269

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Hitchin to Cambridge

$52 - $151

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$104 - $313

Bus to Derry, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
  2. Fly from Derry (LDY) to London Stansted (STN) LDY - STN

$62 - $260

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$167 - $346

Car ferry, drive  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to Cambridge

$71 - $191

Car ferry, train via Birmingham New Street  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$132 - $280

Car ferry, train #2  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$341 - $566

Car ferry, train, bus  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Ely
  4. Take the bus from Ely station to Drummer St Bus Station 12

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside 777

$61 - $77

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Cambridge is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Cambridge is to fly which costs £35 - £160 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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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 via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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The distance between Belfast and Cambridge is 301 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Cambridge without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 11 h 10 min and costs £120 - £270.

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

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Belfast to Cambridge bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to London Stansted Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Belfast to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 300.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

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

Airlines
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Belfast City to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Derry to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Ely
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$85 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$16 - $24
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ely station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
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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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to line 300 shuttle which takes 30 min and costs £5 - £8.

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