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There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway by train, car ferry, car, bus and ferry, bus or plane

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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Train, car ferry, drive  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  6. Drive from Larne to Giant's Causeway

$241 - $423

Cheapest option

Fly Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BHX - BFS
  2. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$56 - $255

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Train, car ferry  •  13 h 51 min

  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
  4. Take the train from York Street to Coleraine station 3

$96 - $221

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218

$69 - $89

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  3. Drive from Larne to Giant's Causeway

$102 - $205

Fly Birmingham to Belfast City, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD
  2. Take the train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station

$58 - $237

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City, train  •  8 h 20 min

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

$99 - $346

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City, train  •  8 h 35 min

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

$107 - $270

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) MAN - BFS
  3. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$105 - $238

Train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS
  3. Take the train from Antrim to Coleraine station

$115 - $243

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City, train  •  9 h 36 min

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

$115 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £50 - £70 and takes 15 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway is to fly and train which costs £40 - £200 and takes 7 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway. However, there are services departing from Birmingham and arriving at Aird Giants Causeway The Nook via Busáras, Belfast Europa Bus Centre and Coleraine Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 51 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Giant's Causeway is 269 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13 h 51 min and costs £70 - £170.

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It takes approximately 12 h 32 min to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Giant's Causeway 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 1 h 5 min.

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Birmingham to Giant's Causeway bus services, operated by Translink UK, arrive at Coleraine Bus Center 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 Giant's Causeway.
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  • Distance: 269.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 32 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway. However, you can take the train to Wigan North Western, take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ayr, take the train to Stranraer, take the drive to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Larne, then take the drive to Giant's Causeway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway via Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool, Cumberland Street, Liverpool, Douglas, Isle of Man, Belfast, York Street, Coleraine station, Coleraine Bus Station, and Aird Giants Causeway The Nook in around 13 h 51 min.

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 Birmingham to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 East Midlands to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from Wigan North Western to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from York Street to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Belfast Central station to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
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
1 h 26 min
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 Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$14 - $20
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62

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

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