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There are 12 ways to get from Belfast to London by plane, train, car ferry, bus, 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.

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Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow  •  2h 47m

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

£48 - £203

Cheapest option

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick  •  3h 35m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to London Gatwick (LGW) BFS - LGW

£31 - £124

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Fly Belfast City to London City  •  3h 11m

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

£46 - £178

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted  •  3h 48m

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

£46 - £144

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton, train  •  3h 53m

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

£42 - £124

Fly Belfast City to Southampton, train  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Southampton (SOU) BHD - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

£60 - £224

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  3h 41m

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

£62 - £209

Car ferry, train  •  9h 28m

  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 - £240

Car ferry, train via Liverpool  •  12h 6m

  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

£86 - £186

Train, car ferry  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston

£171 - £256

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 10m

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

£42 - £65

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to London is to fly which costs £30 - £130 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to London is to fly which costs £45 - £210 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to London. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 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 which takes 9h 28m and costs £80 - £240.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m 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 station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Belfast City Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to London.
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  • Distance: 323.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 47m

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

British Airways and Aer Lingus fly from Belfast to London Paddington every 4 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Belfast City to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £290
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £350
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £350
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £350
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £190
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £160
Train operators
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
South Western Railway
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £75
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£85 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£55 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £140
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£110 - £180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£70 - £110
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £180
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
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
£35 - £55
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Single offer
£26
Standard fare
£47
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£29 - £33
car
£89
Passenger
£31
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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