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

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) MAN - BFS

£64 - £258

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Drive, car ferry  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Sheffield 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

£37 - £119

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Train to Liverpool, fly  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LPL - BFS

£87 - £164

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BHX - BFS

£111 - £524

Train, car ferry  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield 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

£54 - £142

Train, car ferry via Kilmarnock  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
  4. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
  6. Take the train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Lanyon Place 2

£127 - £270

Train, car ferry, bus  •  14h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport 11 11a to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre ->W X1

£86 - £220

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Meadowhall Interchange A1 to Birmingham, Navigation Street M35 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Custom House Quay 1 to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 1 400

£39 - £54

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Belfast is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 15h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £60 - £260 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Centre, CG22 and arriving at Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 1 via Meadowhall Interchange A1, Birmingham and Custom House Quay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 41m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Belfast is 201 miles.

The best way to get from Sheffield to Belfast without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 9h 29m and costs £50 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Sheffield to Belfast, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Belfast bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Meadowhall Interchange A1 station.

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

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Sheffield to Belfast bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 1 station.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast (Aldergrove) Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 200.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Sheffield to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), then take the taxi to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take the train to Liverpool South Parkway, take the walk to Garston, Liverpool South Parkway, take the bus to Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport, take the walk to Liverpool airport, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), then take the taxi to Belfast.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £360
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£17 - £150
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£8 - £12
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£12 - £18
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£27 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £55
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£14 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Single
£21 - £35
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Kilmarnock to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£15 - £50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Train from Larne Harbour to Belfast Lanyon Place
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
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
£11 - £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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Meadowhall Interchange A1 to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
Megabus 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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
National Express
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Custom House Quay 1 to Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street 1
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

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