Directions from Dumfries to Belfast

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Recommended option

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 48 min

$56 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  5 h 17 min

  1. National Express

$52 - $55

4 alternative options

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 29 min

  1. GLA - BHD

$67 - $186

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  4 h 37 min

  1. GLA - BFS

$76 - $170

Train to Carlisle, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 9 min

  1. CAX - BHD

$61 - $245

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 18 min

  1. EDI - BHD

$71 - $223

What companies run services between Dumfries, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Dumfries to Belfast. However, you can take the drive to Cairnryan then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dumfries to Belfast via Cairnryan in around 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Carlisle to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Dumfries to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lockerbie to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$173

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dumfries and Belfast is 157 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dumfries to Belfast is to bus and car ferry which costs £38 - £42 and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Dumfries to Belfast is to train and fly which takes 3 h 9 min and costs £45 - £190.

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Dumfries to Belfast, including transfers.