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There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to Glasgow by car ferry, car, bus, train 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, drive  •  4h 7m

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

$58 - $66

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow  •  2h 29m

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

$43 - $144

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Car ferry, bus  •  5h 35m

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

$75 - $85

Car ferry, bus, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station Sl
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

Car ferry, bus, train via Ayr, Beresford Terrace  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Beresford Terrace 360 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central

$79 - $89

Car ferry, train  •  7h 47m

  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

$86 - $169

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow  •  2h 46m

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

$51 - $128

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3h 23m

  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  •  3h 40m

  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 - £55 and takes 4h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Glasgow is to fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 2h 29m.

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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 5h 35m and costs £55 - £70.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m 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 50m.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 845+ hotels available in Glasgow. 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 8m 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: 4h 7m

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
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50m
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 Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
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
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Beresford Terrace
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
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
2h
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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