There are 14 ways to get from London to Belfast by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly London Heathrow to Belfast City  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Belfast City (BHD) LHR - BHD

$80 - $262

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Fly London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LGW - BFS

$40 - $165

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Fly London City to Belfast City  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Belfast City (BHD) LCY - BHD

$62 - $230

Fly London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) STN - BFS

$61 - $175

Train to London Luton, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LTN - BFS

$53 - $153

Train to Southampton, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Belfast City (BHD) SOU - BHD

$78 - $283

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD

$80 - $272

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD

$102 - $346

Train, carferry via Douglas, Isle of Man  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$145 - $307

Train, carferry  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  2. Take the carferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$150 - $212

Train, carferry via Birmingham New Street  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the carferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$142 - $191

Train, carferry #2  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  3. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
  4. Take the carferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$276 - $469

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$58 - $70

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from London to Liverpool
  2. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

$77 - $196

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Belfast. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 26 min.

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The distance between London and Belfast is 323 miles.

The best way to get from London to Belfast without a car is to train and carferry which takes 10 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from London to Belfast, including transfers.

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London to Belfast bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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London to Belfast bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow 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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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from London to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 323.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between London, England and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

Aer Lingus and British Airways fly from London to Belfast every 4 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London City to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from London Euston to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $160
Anytime Day Single
$170 - $270
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$224
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
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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