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There are 7 ways to get from Belfast to Loughborough by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus or bus and ferry

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 to East Midlands  •  2h 51m

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

$47 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Loughborough

$38 - $52

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Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$85 - $282

Car ferry, drive  •  8h 23m

  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 Loughborough

$53 - $161

Car ferry, train  •  11h 2m

  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 Sheffield
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)

$93 - $225

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  14h 40m

  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 train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

$89 - $122

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  14h 50m

  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 Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$258 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Loughborough is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £28 - £40 and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Loughborough is to fly which costs £35 - £210 and takes 2h 51m.

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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 14h 10m.

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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 11h 2m and costs £70 - £180.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Belfast to Loughborough, including transfers.

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

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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: 2h 51m

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

Flybe flies from Belfast to Loughborough 3 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
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
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
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
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
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
2h
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 8m and costs £2 - £4.

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