There are 6 ways to get from Belfast to Loughborough by plane, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA

$47 - $269

5 alternative options

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham

$69 - $128

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$231 - $348

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Loughborough

$59 - $74

Car ferry, train, bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  4. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station

$76 - $88

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Loughborough

$104 - $139

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Loughborough is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Loughborough is to fly which costs £35 - £210 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Loughborough via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Loughborough is 232 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Loughborough without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 13 h 1 min and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Belfast to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Belfast to Loughborough 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 East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 232.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

Flybe flies from Belfast to Loughborough 4 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$75 - $110
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$225
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$169

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There are 360+ hotels available in Loughborough. Prices start at $56 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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