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There are 10 ways to get from Belfast to Lancashire by car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry, car 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, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
  4. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$55 - $164

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast City to Manchester, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Manchester (MAN) BHD - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$53 - $188

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Car ferry, bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston

$166 - $358

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester 880
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire

$54 - $69

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Lancashire

$72 - $167

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Manchester (MAN) BFS - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$56 - $162

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool, bus, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Liverpool (LPL) BFS - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$57 - $146

Fly Belfast City to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) BHD - LBA
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Blackburn

$53 - $198

Fly Belfast City to Liverpool, bus, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Liverpool (LPL) BHD - LPL
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Langho

$65 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Lancashire is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £55 and takes 16 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Lancashire is to fly and train which costs £40 - £150 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Lancashire. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Copster Green, Wheatley Farm via Dublin, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 21 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Lancashire is 149 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Lancashire without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs £40 - £130.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Belfast to Lancashire, including transfers.

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Belfast to Lancashire bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Belfast to Lancashire bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Preston, Lancashire station.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Lancashire.
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  • Distance: 149 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Lancashire, England?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Lancashire. However, you can take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, take the car ferry to Liverpool, take the walk to Moorfields, take the train to Liverpool Central, take the walk to Liverpool Lime Street, take the train to Manchester Victoria, then take the train to Langho. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Belfast to Lancashire via Douglas, Isle of Man, Liverpool, Liverpool, James Street Station, Queen Square Bus Station, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station in around 10 h 51 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Manchester via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Belfast City to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Belfast City to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $160
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Langho
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
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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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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