There are 9 ways to get from Birmingham to Belfast by plane, train, bus, car ferry, 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 Birmingham to Belfast City  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD

$41 - $214

8 alternative options

Fly Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BHX - BFS

$45 - $238

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 56 min

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

$82 - $323

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$92 - $247

Train, bus, car ferry  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$167 - $234

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 14 min

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

$77 - $93

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1

$51 - $66

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$80 - $110

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 33 min

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

$105 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Belfast is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 11 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Belfast is to fly which costs £30 - £170 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Belfast is 222 miles.

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Birmingham to Belfast, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 31 min.

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

Flybe flies from Birmingham to Belfast every 4 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
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 Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$228

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