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

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Recommended

Bus, car ferry

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

Cheapest

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD)
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Upper Queen Street to Newtownabbey Throne Centre

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

Bus, car ferry via Ayr

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ayr, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Wellington Square to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

Drive, car ferry

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

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Upper Queen Street to Newtownabbey Throne Centre

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS)
  3. Take the bus from Belfast Upper Queen Street to Newtownabbey Throne Centre

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD)
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo is to train and fly and bus which costs £35 - £160 and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo is to train and fly and bus which costs £30 - £140 and takes 3h 43m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Belfast Zoo is 107 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 7h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo, including transfers.

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

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British Airways offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 183+ hotels available in Belfast Zoo. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo.
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  • Distance: 107.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo. However, you can take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, take the walk to Belfast Stena Line Terminus, take the line 96 bus to Belfast BCC Contract Services, take the walk to Skegoneill Asda, take the bus to Newtownabbey Throne Centre, then take the walk to Belfast Zoo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Belfast Zoo via Stranraer, Stranraer, Port Rodie Ferry Terminal, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, Belfast, Belfast Stena Line Terminus, Belfast BCC Contract Services, Skegoneill Asda, and Newtownabbey Throne Centre in around 9h 19m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £340
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £340
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
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
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Wellington Square to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Upper Queen Street to Newtownabbey Throne Centre
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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