There are 7 ways to get from Stirling to Belfast by bus, car ferry, train, 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

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 17 min

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

$64 - $74

Cheapest option

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 20 min

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

$47 - $184

5 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  3. Take the bus from Ayr Railway Station to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal Sl
  4. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Belfast

$81 - $88

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 28 min

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

$64 - $74

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast City  •  3 h 25 min

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

$52 - $157

Train to Glasgow, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 33 min

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

$61 - $141

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  3 h 33 min

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

$61 - $158

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 bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, take the walk to Cairnryan, then take the car ferry to Belfast. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stirling to Belfast via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr Railway Station, Cairnryan, Stena Terminal, and Cairnryan in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
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
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
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
$15 - $22
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
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 Stirling and Belfast is 211 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stirling to Belfast is to drive and car ferry which costs £45 - £60 and takes 4 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Stirling to Belfast is to train and fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs £35 - £140.

It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Stirling to Belfast, including transfers.