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There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Belfast by plane, train, car, car ferry, bus and ferry or bus

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 Birmingham to Belfast City  •  2h 52m

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

$41 - $213

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus via Custom House Quay  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400

$30 - $40

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Fly Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 5m

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

$44 - $238

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City  •  4h

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

$82 - $322

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  4h 18m

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

$90 - $246

Train to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS

$70 - $169

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$97 - $262

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 10m

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Liverpool
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$52 - $161

Train, car ferry  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$68 - $182

Train, car ferry via Liverpool South Parkway  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$67 - $180

Bus and ferry, bus  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$50 - $61

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Belfast is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 11h 5m.

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

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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 Custom House Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Birmingham and Belfast is 222 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Belfast without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9h 19m and costs £50 - £140.

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

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Birmingham to Belfast bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham station.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Birmingham to Belfast bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Flybe offers flights from Birmingham Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 221.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

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
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
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
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Bus Eireann
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62

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There are 582+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Birmingham Airport is to train which takes 8m and costs £2 - £29.

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