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There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast by plane, train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Newcastle to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 3 min

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

$40 - $134

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 28 min

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

$63 - $266

Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast City (BHD) MAN - BHD

$103 - $253

Train, bus, car ferry  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie 500 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$103 - $129

Train TransPennine Express, car ferry  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle 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

$104 - $232

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$122 - $321

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin 880
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$61 - $77

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 36 min

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

$67 - $153

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast is to fly which costs £30 - £110 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Manchester and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Belfast is 175 miles.

The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 10 h 24 min and costs £75 - £100.

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

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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The quickest flight from Newcastle Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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easyJet offers flights from Newcastle Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 174.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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 Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station to Stranraer, Port Rodie
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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 from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Manchester to Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
Bus Eireann
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
$168
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
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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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £4.

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