There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to Port of Southampton 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.

Recommended option

Fly Belfast City to Southampton  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Southampton (SOU) BHD - SOU

$56 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032

$55 - $76

6 alternative options

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Bristol (BRS) BFS - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$92 - $224

Fly Belfast City to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London Heathrow (LHR) BHD - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$135 - $360

Car ferry, bus, train  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to London Euston
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$250 - $376

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central

$149 - $208

Car ferry, bus  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Coventry
  3. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Queens Park, National Express stop M34

$91 - $115

Car ferry, drive  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to Port of Southampton

$130 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Port of Southampton is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 18 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Port of Southampton is to fly which takes 2 h 46 min and costs £40 - £220.

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The distance between Belfast and Port of Southampton is 512 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Belfast to Port of Southampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Port of Southampton. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Dublin and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Port of Southampton, England?

Flybe flies from Belfast to Port of Southampton every 4 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Belfast City to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Coventry
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Queens Park, National Express stop
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
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
$171
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
$228

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