There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to Glasgow by car ferry, car, bus, train or plane

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Carferry, drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Glasgow

$58 - $66

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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

7 alternative options

Carferry, bus via Stranraer, Port Rodie  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$59 - $136

Carferry, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$68 - $145

Carferry, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Buchanan Bus Station 923

$62 - $140

Train, carferry, bus, line 4 bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from York Street to Larne Harbour
  2. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  3. Take the bus from Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) 360 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 58 / ...
  5. Take the line 4 bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) 4 / ...
  6. Take the bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Glasgow, Bath Street X76 / ...

$72 - $141

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 1 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 23 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 distance between Belfast and Glasgow is 110 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Glasgow without a car is to carferry and bus which takes 8 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 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 762+ 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 .

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

Flybe flies from Belfast to Glasgow 3 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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from York Street to Larne Harbour
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stranraer, Port Rodie (Tesco) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
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
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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