There are 10 ways to get from Dundee to Belfast by train, car ferry, bus, 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, carferry  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  4. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$114 - $205

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 42 min

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

$51 - $190

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Train, bus, carferry  •  10 h 24 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 carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$81 - $164

Bus, carferry  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$76 - $162

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee, carferry  •  12 h 23 min

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

$92 - $163

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Dundee to Cairnryan
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$75 - $92

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 55 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 (Aldergrove)  •  4 h 11 min

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

$75 - $159

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 3 min

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

$67 - $175

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

$80 - $328

Questions & Answers

The distance between Dundee and Belfast is 174 miles.

The best way to get from Dundee to Belfast without a car is to train and carferry which takes 10 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Dundee to Belfast, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Flybe offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 533+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dundee to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 174.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

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 Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), take the bus to Glasgow, Central Station, take the walk to Glasgow Central, take the train to Ayr, take the train to Stranraer, take the taxi to Cairnryan, take the carferry to Larne, take the walk to Larne Harbour, then take the train to York Street. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Dundee to Belfast via Glasgow Queen Street, Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal, Cairnryan, Larne, and Larne Harbour in around 10 h 24 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
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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
Train from Dundee to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Website
stagecoachbus.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
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
$28 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92
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

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