There are 13 ways to get from Belfast to Italy by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry or car

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 Milan Linate  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Milan Linate (LIN) BHD - LIN

$105 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus to Dublin, fly to Milan Bergamo  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) DUB - BGY

$64 - $316

11 alternative options

Fly Belfast City to Bologna  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Bologna (BLQ) BHD - BLQ

$96 - $251

Bus to Dublin, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Linate (LIN) DUB - LIN

$97 - $335

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Milan Bergamo  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BFS - BGY

$70 - $314

Bus to Dublin, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bologna (BLQ) DUB - BLQ

$83 - $338

Bus to Dublin, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) DUB - MXP

$69 - $199

Car ferry, bus, train  •  40 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  4. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$181 - $276

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  42 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast Central to Connolly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$306 - $521

Bus FlixBus, bus and ferry  •  45 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$152 - $241

Car ferry, bus  •  47 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$193 - $289

Bus, bus and ferry via Lyon - Perrache Bus station  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X1
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  4. Take the bus from Lyon to Roma

$176 - $288

Car ferry, drive  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Rome

$408 - $592

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Italy?

British Airways, Flybe and two other airlines fly from Belfast to Milan hourly.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Belfast City to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Milan Bergamo via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Milan Bergamo via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Belfast City to Bologna via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Belfast City to Bologna via Birmingham, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Belfast City to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Dublin to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Busaras Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$25 - $35
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Roma
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belfast to Italy?

The distance between Belfast and Italy is 1896 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast to Italy?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Italy is to fly which costs £65 - £180 and takes 6 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belfast to Italy?

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Italy is to fly which takes 6 h 29 min and costs £50 - £230.

Is there a direct bus between Belfast and Italy?

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Italy. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at P.Le Tiburtino via Dublin, London, Paris, Paris and Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Belfast to Italy?

It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Belfast to Italy, including transfers.