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There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to Dundee by car ferry, bus, train, 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

Car ferry, bus, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$99 - $115

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

$52 - $189

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Car ferry, bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M8 / ...

$80 - $107

Car ferry, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station 923
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M92 / ...

$95 - $125

Car ferry, train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$111 - $203

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 28 min

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

$71 - $91

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee

$65 - $163

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$67 - $174

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

$75 - $158

Fly Belfast City to Aberdeen, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHD - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Dundee

$82 - $330

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Newcastle (NCL) BFS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee

$81 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Dundee is to car ferry and drive which costs £50 - £70 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Dundee is to fly and train which costs £35 - £150 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Dundee is 174 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Dundee without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 7 h 43 min and costs £75 - £90.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Belfast to Dundee, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Dundee. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs £2 - £4.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Dundee.
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  • Distance: 174.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Dundee, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Dundee. However, you can take the taxi 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, then take the train to Dundee. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Dundee via Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$190
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$21 - $30
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Glasgow to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
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
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
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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