Belfast to Edinburgh

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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Flight
Thu
Jul 18
£36National Express
£68Flybe
Fri
Jul 19
£32National Express
£56Flybe
Sat
Jul 20
£32National Express
£68Flybe
Sun
Jul 21
£32National Express
£68Flybe
Mon
Jul 22
£32National Express
£68Flybe
Tue
Jul 23
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Wed
Jul 24
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Thu
Jul 25
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Fri
Jul 26
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Sat
Jul 27
£32National Express
£56Flybe
Sun
Jul 28
£32National Express
£68Flybe
Mon
Jul 29
£32National Express
£38Flybe
Tue
Jul 30
£32National Express
£38Flybe
Wed
Jul 31
£32National Express
£38Flybe
Thu
Aug 1
£32National Express
£38Flybe
Fri
Aug 2
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Sat
Aug 3
£32National Express
£56Flybe
Sun
Aug 4
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Mon
Aug 5
£32National Express
£48Flybe
Tue
Aug 6
£32National Express
£38Flybe

General Information about the journey from Belfast to Edinburgh

Travellers wishing to reach Edinburgh from Belfast have many transport options to choose from for their journey. The fastest and simplest option is to take a flight from Belfast International Airport, as the flight takes less than an hour. However, travellers preferring to make the journey over land can choose from bus and train services which can take anything from 7 to 20 hours to complete.

Return journeys from Edinburgh to Belfast are also available.

Buses from Belfast to Edinburgh

There are regular bus services to Edinburgh, which involve transferring to a Stena Line ferry to cross the Irish Sea. Citylink buses regularly depart from Belfast Europabus Centre at several points during the day. The entire journey takes up to 7 hours 35 minutes to complete. Alternatively, National Express runs coaches three times per day from Belfast Europabus Centre, using the same ferry crossing, which reaches Edinburgh within 7 hours 30 minutes.

Trains from Belfast to Edinburgh

Travellers preferring to travel to Edinburgh by train can reach the Scottish capital within 9 hours, but this option involves multiple transfers between a variety of transport services. Travellers must first travel from Belfast Central Station to Belfast Port by train before taking a ferry crossing from Belfast Port to Cairnryan Port to cross the Irish Sea. To complete the journey, travellers must take a bus from Cairnryan Port to Ayr and then transfer to a train service to make the last leg of the journey from Ayr to Edinburgh. Depending upon the departure time chosen, the entire journey can take up to 20 hours 30 minutes.

Flights from Belfast to Edinburgh

The fastest and most economical option to reach Edinburgh is to take a short flight from Belfast International Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The flight only takes 50 minutes with direct airlines such as Easyjet and Flybe, which also offer low-cost tickets.

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Best fares from Belfast to Edinburgh

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Fri, Jul 19
Bus
National Express
05:506h 55m12:45
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Fri, Jul 19
Flight
Flybe
06:15 55m07:10
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Sat, Jul 20
Bus
National Express
05:506h 55m12:45
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Fastest Way to Travel from Belfast to Edinburgh
Fri, Jul 19
Flight
Flybe
06:15 55m07:10
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Sat, Jul 20
Flight
Flybe
06:15 55m07:10
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Sun, Jul 21
Flight
Flybe
19:45 55m20:40
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Return Journeys from Edinburgh to Belfast
Fri, Jul 19
Bus
National Express
14:007h 5m21:05
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Fri, Jul 19
Flight
easyJet
06:05 50m06:55
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Sat, Jul 20
Bus
National Express
14:007h 5m21:05
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Belfast
Edinburgh
BusBelfast, Europa BusCentre, NI

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