There are 13 ways to get from London to Belfast by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly London City to Belfast City  •  3 h 17 min

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

$62 - $231

Cheapest option

Fly London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 41 min

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

$40 - $165

11 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Belfast City  •  3 h 5 min

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

$80 - $263

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 37 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

$54 - $153

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

$102 - $274

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 - $284

Train, bus, car ferry  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Carlisle
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$226 - $324

Train, car ferry via Birkenhead Hamilton Square  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$155 - $219

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 24 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 car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$287 - $412

Train, car ferry via Birmingham Moor Street  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$143 - $191

Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X1

$59 - $75

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 28 min

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

$129 - $168

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Belfast is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £45 - £60 and takes 15 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Belfast is to fly which costs £60 - £200 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between London and Belfast is 323 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from London to Belfast, including transfers.

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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 31 min.

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

Flybe flies from London to Belfast 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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, Friday and Sunday
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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
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
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
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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
$170
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
$226

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