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There are 9 ways to get from Stirling to Belfast by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7h 20m

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

$84 - $97

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  3h 16m

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

$46 - $183

7 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 923
  3. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$78 - $97

Train, car ferry  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$97 - $186

Bus, line 4 bus, line 358 bus, car ferry  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station 4 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Young Street 60 / ...
  5. Take the line 358 bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal 358 / ...
  6. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$81 - $104

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 36m

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

$64 - $75

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS

$59 - $158

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast City (BHD) GLA - BHD

$52 - $156

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) GLA - BFS

$60 - $141

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Belfast is to drive and car ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Belfast is to train and fly which costs £35 - £140 and takes 3h 16m.

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The distance between Stirling and Belfast is 132 miles.

The best way to get from Stirling to Belfast without a car is to train and bus and car ferry which takes 7h 20m and costs £60 - £75.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Stirling to Belfast, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Flybe offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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There are 582+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 131.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Stirling to Belfast. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the walk to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, take the car ferry to Belfast, then take the taxi to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stirling to Belfast via Buchanan Bus Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, Cairnryan, and Belfast in around 7h 54m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
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
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.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 from Stirling, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Young Street
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Girvan, Elder Avenue to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$168
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
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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