There are 5 ways to get from Belfast to Whitehaven by car ferry, car, plane or train

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

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 10 min

$70 - $85

4 alternative options

Fly Belfast City to Carlisle, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. BHD - CAX

$75 - $349

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. BFS - NCL

$71 - $189

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. BFS - GLA

$105 - $249

Fly Belfast City to Glasgow, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. BHD - GLA

$97 - $265

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

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Whitehaven. However, you can take the car ferry to Cairnryan then take the drive to Whitehaven. Alternatively, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to Carlisle, take the taxi to Carlisle, then take the train to Whitehaven.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Belfast City to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Whitehaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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
$172

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belfast and Whitehaven is 151 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Whitehaven is to car ferry and drive which costs £50 - £65 and takes 5 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Belfast to Whitehaven is to fly and train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs £55 - £270.

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Belfast to Whitehaven, including transfers.