There are 5 ways to get from Waterford to Belfast by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  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

$25 - $42

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Bus via Kilkenny, Ormond Road  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Kilkenny, Ormond Road 600
  2. Take the bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Dublin Airport 717
  3. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre

$36 - $52

Bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service / ...

$64 - $88

Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Heuston Kildare/Waterford Service
  2. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station Enterprise Service / ...

$73 - $109

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Waterford to Belfast 207.7 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Waterford to Belfast. However, there are services departing from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford and arriving at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre via The Gresham Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 2 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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The best way to get from Waterford to Belfast without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Waterford to Belfast, including transfers.

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Waterford to Belfast bus services, operated by Eurobus, depart from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford station.

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The best way to get from Waterford to Belfast is to bus which takes 5 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 53 min.

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Waterford to Belfast bus services, operated by Aircoach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterford to Belfast is 332 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Waterford to Belfast.

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There are 533+ hotels available in Belfast. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Belfast.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Waterford to Belfast via Dublin, Arlington Hotel and The Gresham Hotel in around 5 h 2 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 53 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
transportforireland.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 - $14
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Kilkenny, Ormond Road
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from The Gresham Hotel to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
JJ. Kavanagh
Phone
+353 818 333 222
Website
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus from Kilkenny, Ormond Road to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
jjkavanagh.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Schedules at
buseireann.ie

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