There are 7 ways to get from Belfast to Glasgow by car ferry, car, bus, train or plane

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Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 58 min

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

$56 - $64

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Fly Belfast City to Glasgow  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA

$43 - $144

5 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$57 - $64

Car ferry, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$71 - $82

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA

$51 - $128

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$44 - $180

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$57 - $154

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Glasgow is to car ferry and drive which costs £40 - £50 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Glasgow is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Glasgow is 110 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Glasgow without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 5 h 27 min and costs £40 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Belfast to Glasgow, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 757+ hotels available in Glasgow. Prices start at $72 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 Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

Flybe flies from Belfast to Glasgow 4 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
$170

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