There are 5 ways to get from Waterford to Belfast by bus, train 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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Bus Bus Eireann  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$34 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus Dublin Coach  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 600
  2. Take the bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 705-x

$26 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service

$64 - $89

Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Heuston Kildare/Waterford Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast Central Enterprise Service

$74 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Waterford to Belfast 207.7 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Belfast is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Belfast is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Waterford and Belfast is 272 km. The road distance is 332.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Waterford to Belfast, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford station to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland?

You can take a bus from Waterford to Belfast via Dublin Airport in around 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Waterford to Belfast via Heuston, Heuston Luas Stop, Busáras Luas Stop, and Connolly in around 5 h 57 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Waterford to Heuston
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie

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