There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow to Belfast by car, car ferry, bus, train or plane

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Recommended option

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 6 min

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

$58 - $67

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Belfast City  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$41 - $143

6 alternative options

Bus, carferry  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  2. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$55 - $134

Train, carferry  •  9 h 6 min

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

$66 - $146

Bus, line 4 bus, line 358 bus, carferry, train  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) 4 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) 60 / ...
  4. Take the line 358 bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal 358 / ...
  5. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  6. Take the train from Larne Harbour to York Street

$69 - $141

Fly Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$49 - $128

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$44 - $179

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS

$57 - $154

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Belfast is 110 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Belfast without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 7 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Glasgow to Belfast, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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easyJet offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

easyJet flies from Glasgow to Belfast 3 times a day.

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
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
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
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to York Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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 Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station (Fullarton Street) to Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue (Opp 86 Elder Avenue) to Cairnryan, P & O Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
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
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$40
Passenger Flexi
$66
Standard Car
$92

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