There are 12 ways to get from London to Belfast by train, plane, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LGW - BFS

£79 - £237

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  2. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 400

£24 - £30

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Fly London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 23m

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

£73 - £172

Fly London Heathrow to Belfast City  •  3h 25m

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

£49 - £235

Train to London Luton, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 30m

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

£108 - £348

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 38m

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

£92 - £341

Fly London City to Dublin, bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dublin (DUB) LCY - DUB
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 11 11a to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W

£48 - £183

Train, car ferry  •  10h 4m

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

£84 - £349

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

£96 - £335

Train, car ferry via Liverpool  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast

£86 - £187

Train, car ferry via Dublin  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  2. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Connolly 7 to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place 1

£144 - £404

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 8m

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

£60 - £152

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Belfast is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 15h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £75 - £240 and takes 3h 19m.

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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 City Centre, Glengall Street via Custom House Quay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 5m.

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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 car ferry which takes 10h 4m and costs £80 - £350.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m 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 Gatwick Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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London to Belfast bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street station.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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Map of how to get from London to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 323.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Ryanair and easyJet fly from London Liverpool St to Belfast 5 times a day.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £190
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £130
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £130
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £130
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Flights from London City to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Flights from London City to Dublin via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Flights from London City to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £100
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£65 - £230
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £230
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £120
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £85
Irish Rail
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport 11 11a to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
Aircoach
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport, stop 111951 to Glengall Street, stop 156091
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Bus Eireann
Translink UK
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
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Single offer
£26
Standard fare
£47
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£30 - £33
car
£90
Passenger
£32
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119

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