There are 7 ways to get from Isle of Islay to Belfast by plane, bus, ferry or car ferry

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

Fly Islay to Dublin, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. ILY - DUB

$94 - $446

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  9 h 15 min

  1. GLA - BHD

$66 - $181

5 alternative options

Fly Islay to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 48 min

  1. ILY - BFS

$81 - $294

Fly Islay to Belfast City  •  4 h 31 min

  1. ILY - BHD

$87 - $470

Fly Islay to Glasgow, bus, car ferry  •  8 h 56 min

  1. ILY - GLA

$125 - $269

Ferry, bus, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  10 h 37 min

  1. EDI - BHD

$76 - $231

Fly Islay to Derry, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. ILY - LDY

$81 - $517

What companies run services between Isle of Islay, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

Loganair, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Isle of Islay to Belfast 3 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Islay to Dublin via Glasgow, Cardiff
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Islay to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Islay to Belfast City via Glasgow, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Islay to Belfast City via Glasgow, London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Islay to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Islay to Dublin via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Islay to Dublin via Glasgow, Donegal
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Flights from Islay to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Islay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Islay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow, London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Islay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow, Bristol
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Islay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow, London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Islay to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $340
Flights from Islay to Derry via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Islay to Dublin via Glasgow, Donegal
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Islay to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
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 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kennacraig, Ferry Terminal (Kennacraig Ferry Terminal) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Derry Londonderry Foyle Buscentre to Belfast Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$17 - $25
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
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
$172

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Isle of Islay and Belfast is 134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Isle of Islay to Belfast is to ferry and bus and fly which costs £50 - £140 and takes 9 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Isle of Islay to Belfast is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs £65 - £360.

It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Isle of Islay to Belfast, including transfers.