There are 8 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Northern Ireland by train, bus, car ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus, car ferry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$80 - $124

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$55 - $154

6 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$133 - $229

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from City of Lancaster to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$77 - $94

Train to Manchester, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$59 - $201

Train to Carlisle, fly  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Carlisle
  2. Fly from Carlisle (CAX) to Belfast City (BHD) CAX - BHD

$78 - $295

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Shipley
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$63 - $210

Train, bus to Liverpool, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
  3. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast City (BHD) LPL - BHD

$72 - $308

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Northern Ireland is to drive and car ferry which costs £55 - £75 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Northern Ireland is to train and fly which costs £55 - £230 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between City of Lancaster and Northern Ireland is 166 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from City of Lancaster to Northern Ireland, including transfers.

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What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from City of Lancaster to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Carlisle, take the walk to Carlisle, take the bus to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from City of Lancaster to Belfast via Heysham, Combermere Road (school), Heysham, Douglas, Isle of Man, and Belfast in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Lancaster to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $95
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
ScotRail
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Shipley
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Manchester Sackville Street to Liverpool Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
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
$170
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Heysham to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $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
$21 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$35
Standard fare
$62

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