There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to Germany by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car 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 City to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BHD - DUS

$95 - $607

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BFS - SXF

$39 - $193

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Fly Belfast City to Hamburg  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Hamburg (HAM) BHD - HAM

$101 - $415

Fly Belfast City to Frankfurt  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Frankfurt (FRA) BHD - FRA

$118 - $624

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) BFS - CGN

$53 - $248

Bus to Dublin, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DUB - DUS

$67 - $283

Fly Belfast City to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Amsterdam (AMS) BHD - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf

$131 - $357

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  31 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815
  4. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$238 - $371

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  4. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm

$192 - $314

Train, car ferry, bus  •  45 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  3. Take the bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
  4. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Essen
  5. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$230 - $385

Car ferry, drive  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Berlin

$284 - $405

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Germany is to fly which costs £29 - £150 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Germany is to fly which costs £29 - £150 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Germany. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Dublin, London Victoria, Lille, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 33 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Germany is 726 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Germany without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 31 h 23 min and costs £180 - £290.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Belfast to Germany, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Germany.
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  • Distance: 726.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Germany?

British Airways, Flybe and three other airlines fly from Belfast to Düsseldorf hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Belfast City to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Belfast City to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via Southampton
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via Glasgow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,300
Flights from Belfast City to Hamburg via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Belfast City to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Berlin Schoenefeld via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Berlin Schoenefeld via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Belfast City to Frankfurt via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Belfast City to Frankfurt via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
bahn.de
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.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 London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Essen
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Berlin Kaiserdamm
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cherbourg-Octeville to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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