There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Iona Abbey by plane, bus or ferry

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

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, bus, ferry  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Glasgow (GLA) BHD - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$174 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to Glasgow, bus, ferry  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Glasgow (GLA) DUB - GLA
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  5. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$172 - $306

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Fly Belfast City to Inverness, bus, ferry  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Inverness (INV) BHD - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$188 - $337

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, bus, ferry  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Glasgow (GLA) BFS - GLA
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
  4. Take the ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal

$182 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Iona Abbey is to bus and fly and ferry which costs £130 - £240 and takes 15 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Iona Abbey is to fly and bus and ferry which costs £140 - £260 and takes 11 h 56 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Iona Abbey is 122 miles.

It takes approximately 12 h 26 min to get from Belfast to Iona Abbey, 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 six+ hotels available in Iona Abbey. Prices start at $100 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 Iona Abbey.
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  • Distance: 122.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 26 min

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

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Iona Abbey. However, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to Glasgow, take the walk to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport), take the bus to Fort William, Bus Station, take the walk to Fort William Bus Station, take the bus to Kilchoan, Slipway, take the walk to Kilchoan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal, take the taxi to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Iona Ferry Terminal, then take the walk to Iona Abbey. Alternatively, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to Inverness, take the walk to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building (Inverness Airport), take the bus to Inverness, Marks and Spencer, take the walk to Inverness, Bus Station, take the bus to Fort William, Bus Station, take the walk to Fort William Bus Station, take the bus to Kilchoan, Slipway, take the walk to Kilchoan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal, take the taxi to Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Iona Ferry Terminal, then take the walk to Iona Abbey.

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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $150
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Kilchoan, Slipway
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Kilchoan Ferry Terminal to Tobermory Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Fionnphort Mull Ferry Terminal to Iona Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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