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There are 11 ways to get from Belfast to London by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick, train  •  2h 23m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Gatwick (LGW) BFS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£78 - £284

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871

£24 - £30

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Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted  •  2h 32m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Stansted (STN) BFS - STN

£79 - £218

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton, train  •  2h 38m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Luton (LTN) BFS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£87 - £454

Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow  •  2h 46m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR

£53 - £368

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham, train  •  2h 52m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Birmingham (BHX) BFS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£99 - £431

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  10h 26m

  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 Chester to London Euston

£93 - £333

Car ferry, train  •  10h 38m

  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 London Euston

£81 - £351

Car ferry, train #2  •  11h 47m

  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 South Parkway to London Euston

£85 - £185

Train, car ferry  •  13h

  1. Take the train from Belfast Lanyon Place to Larne Harbour 2
  2. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  3. Take the train from Stranraer to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
  5. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

£214 - £693

Car ferry, drive  •  10h 8m

  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. Drive from Liverpool to London

£59 - £152

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to London is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £23 - £30 and takes 15h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to London is to fly and train which costs £75 - £290 and takes 2h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to London. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W and arriving at London Victoria via Dublin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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The distance between Belfast and London is 323 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to London without a car is to car ferry and train via Chester which takes 10h 26m and costs £90 - £340.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Belfast to London, including transfers.

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Belfast to London bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to London Gatwick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Belfast to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria station.

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easyJet offers flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport to London Gatwick Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to London.
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  • Distance: 323.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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

easyJet and Ryanair fly from Belfast to London Liverpool St 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £440
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £230
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Lanyon Place to Larne Harbour
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Ayr to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
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 London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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