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

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Recommended option

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 22 min

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

$59 - $69

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Greenock West

$43 - $147

7 alternative options

Car ferry, bus, train  •  6 h 32 min

  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 Paisley Gilmour Street

Car ferry, bus Scottish Citylink  •  7 h

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

$80 - $92

Car ferry, bus via Ayr, Beresford Terrace  •  8 h 3 min

  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 bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Greenock, Bus Station 585

Car ferry, train  •  8 h 22 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 Paisley Gilmour Street

$92 - $177

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Greenock West

$51 - $131

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West

$54 - $194

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, bus, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West

$67 - $168

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Greenock is to car ferry and drive which costs £45 - £55 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Greenock is to fly and train which costs £30 - £120 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Greenock is 105 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Greenock without a car is to car ferry and bus and train which takes 6 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Belfast to Greenock, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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There are 582+ hotels available in Greenock. Prices start at $68 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 Greenock.
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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Greenock. However, you can take the drive to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, then take the drive to Greenock. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Greenock via Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Ayr station, Ayr, and Paisley Gilmour Street in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ayr to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Greenock West
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
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 Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cairnryan, Stena Terminal to Ayr, Beresford Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Greenock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach West 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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