There are 8 ways to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway by train, car ferry, car, bus, bus and ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Train, car ferry, drive  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  5. Drive from Larne to Giant's Causeway

$214 - $383

Cheapest option

Fly Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove), train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$57 - $258

6 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  14 h 21 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
  4. Take the train from York Street to Coleraine station 3

$193 - $270

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center 218

$72 - $97

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 21 min

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

$105 - $210

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 - $242

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City, train  •  8 h 14 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

$101 - $353

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City, train  •  9 h 18 min

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

$85 - $268

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 Carlisle, take the train to Kilmarnock, take the train to Stranraer, take the walk to Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal (Police Station), take the bus to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, take the walk 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 Carlisle, Carlisle, Cairnryan, Belfast, York Street, Coleraine station, Coleraine Bus Station, and Aird Giants Causeway The Nook in around 14 h 21 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 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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
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
$12 - $17
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 - $18
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Train from Antrim to Coleraine station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
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
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Dublin Busaras Bus Station to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$25 - $35
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Coleraine Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$15 - $21
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
$30 - $100
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$42
Passenger Flexi
$70
Standard Car
$98
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$42
Small Car
$180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Giant's Causeway is 431 km.

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 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway is to fly and train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs £40 - £190.

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 38 min.

It takes approximately 13 h 16 min to get from Birmingham to Giant's Causeway, including transfers.