There are 11 ways to get from Dundee to Belfast 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 Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$82 - $95

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$51 - $189

9 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry via Ayr  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$92 - $101

Bus, car ferry  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$73 - $95

Train, car ferry  •  9 h 11 min

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

$88 - $102

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee, car ferry  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street) 263
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$86 - $89

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$74 - $90

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS

$64 - $164

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$66 - $174

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$74 - $159

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Belfast City (BHD) ABZ - BHD

$78 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Belfast is to bus and car ferry which costs £55 - £75 and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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The distance between Dundee and Belfast is 174 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Dundee to Belfast, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Dundee to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dundee to Belfast via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr Railway Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Cairnryan in around 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Ayr, Town Hall (New Bridge Street)
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
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
$169

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