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There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Holytown by car ferry, bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  7h 24m

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

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to Edinburgh, bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHD - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park

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Car ferry, bus via Ayr  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Ayr, Bus Station 58 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street X77 / ...

Car ferry, train  •  10h 1m

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

Car ferry, drive  •  4h 15m

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

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh, bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BFS - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train  •  4h 24m

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

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train  •  4h

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown
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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Holytown is to fly and bus which costs £27 - £140 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Holytown is to fly and bus which costs £27 - £140 and takes 3h 18m.

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The distance between Belfast and Holytown is 115 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Holytown without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 7h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Belfast to Holytown, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Holytown. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 30 min and costs £4 - £6.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 114.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 24m

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

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Holytown. However, you can take the line 94 bus to Belfast Heron Road, take the walk to Belfast, take the car ferry to Cairnryan, take the walk to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, then take the line 900 bus to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Holytown via Belfast Heron Road, Belfast, Cairnryan, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Girvan, Elder Avenue, Ayr, Bus Station, Glasgow, Bath Street, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 9h 24m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £340
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Holytown
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
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
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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