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There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to 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.

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Fly Belfast City to Southampton  •  2h 51m

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

$56 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade 032

$48 - $63

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Fly Belfast City to London City, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to London City (LCY) BHD - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$90 - $273

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

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

$94 - $226

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 38m

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

$70 - $199

Car ferry, train via Liverpool Central Loop Line  •  12h 30m

  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 Stafford
  4. Take the train from Stafford to Southampton Central

$131 - $310

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  15h

  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 London Euston
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$344 - $572

Bus, car ferry, train  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  4. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central

$213 - $312

Car ferry, drive  •  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. Drive from Liverpool to Southampton

$81 - $201

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Southampton is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 18h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Southampton is to fly which costs £40 - £220 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Dublin and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 16m.

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The distance between Belfast and Southampton is 319 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to Southampton without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12h 30m and costs £100 - £240.

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

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Belfast to Southampton 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 Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Belfast to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to Southampton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 319.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

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

Flybe flies from Belfast to Southampton every 4 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Belfast City to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Stafford
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$230 - $360
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$140 - $210
Anytime Day Single
$230 - $360
CrossCountry
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
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
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 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
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
$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
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
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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