There are 12 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. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Stansted (STN) BFS - STN

$48 - $194

Cheapest option

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 Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) 777

$31 - $40

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Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 28 min

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

$81 - $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

$86 - $269

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton, train  •  4 h 46 min

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

$51 - $151

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 59 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

$123 - $308

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Ely

$90 - $365

Bus to Derry, fly to London Stansted  •  6 h 8 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

$60 - $255

Car ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to London Euston
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

$234 - $352

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cambridge

$135 - $192

Car ferry, train, bus  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Ely
  3. Take the bus from Ely Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station 12

$140 - $182

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 41 min

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

$113 - $158

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Cambridge is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £24 - £35 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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The distance between Belfast and Cambridge is 301 miles.

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

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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 (Parker's Piece) via Dublin and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 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 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
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
$22 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hitchin to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Carlisle to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $260
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Ely
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Ely
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$45 - $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 - $23
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$16 - $23
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 - $16
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 Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ely Railway Station to Drummer St Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus Eireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
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
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$164
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$39
Small Car
$219

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