There are 9 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast by plane, train, bus, car 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 Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) NCL - BFS

$41 - $134

8 alternative options

Fly Newcastle to Belfast City  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Belfast City (BHD) NCL - BHD

$57 - $250

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Belfast City (BHD) LBA - BHD

$87 - $267

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast City (BHD) EDI - BHD

$64 - $270

Train, bus National Express, car ferry  •  8 h 50 min

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

$72 - $89

Train, bus, car ferry via Edinburgh  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$100 - $181

Bus, car ferry  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station) 685
  2. Take the bus from Carlisle to Cairnryan
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$62 - $73

Train, car ferry  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$98 - $194

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$76 - $92

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

easyJet flies from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast 3 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast City via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $75
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
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
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Arriva Northumbria
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle St James (Opposite St James Metro Station) to Carlisle, Bus Station (Ca) (Carlisle Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
$41
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$41
Small Car
$173

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Belfast is 280 km.

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast is to fly which costs £30 - £100 and takes 3 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast is to fly which takes 3 h 1 min and costs £40 - £190.

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast, including transfers.