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

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Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 43 min

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

$60 - $195

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Train to Manchester, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 50 min

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

$63 - $170

Train to East Midlands, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Belfast City (BHD) EMA - BHD

$67 - $298

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 56 min

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

$61 - $232

Fly Doncaster/Sheffied to Belfast City  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Doncaster/Sheffied (DSA) to Belfast City (BHD) DSA - BHD

$97 - $414

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City  •  4 h 2 min

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

$88 - $285

Train to Liverpool, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  5 h 22 min

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

$70 - $170

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 27 min

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

$78 - $95

Train CrossCountry, bus, car ferry  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield 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

$180 - $244

Train, bus, car ferry via Preston  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Glasgow Central
  4. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  5. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  6. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$172 - $300

Train, car ferry via Manchester Airport  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast

$78 - $97

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$61 - $80

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 4 min

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

$96 - $121

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Belfast is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £45 - £65 and takes 14 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Belfast is to fly which costs £70 - £320 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Birmingham and Busáras. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 41 min.

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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 11 h 27 min and costs £55 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Sheffield to Belfast, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Belfast bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Sheffield to Belfast bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 524+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Doncaster/Sheffied Airport is to bus which takes 45 min and costs £7.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 200.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

Flybe flies from Sheffield to Belfast 5 times a week.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Manchester to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from East Midlands to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Doncaster/Sheffied to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Liverpool to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Train from Preston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Sheffield to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Preston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Dodds of Troon
Phone
01292 288100
Email
info@doddsoftroon.com
Website
doddsoftroon.com
Bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
doddsoftroon.com
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
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
$225
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
$169

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