How to get from Belfast to London

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from Belfast to London

You can get from Belfast to London by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Belfast to London on 01 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:00Belfast International Airport1h15 07:15London Stansted Airport
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06:00Belfast International Airport1h15 07:15London Stansted Airport
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06:35George Best Belfast City Airport7h20 13:55London Heathrow Airport
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06:35George Best Belfast City Airport11h25 18:00London City Airport
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06:50George Best Belfast City Airport11h10 18:00London City Airport
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Travel Information to London from Belfast

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 321 miles (517 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Belfast to London. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Belfast to London.

General Information about the journey from Belfast to London

Flying to London takes under 1.5 hours and is by far the fastest method of travel. There are many different train routes available which take one of three ferries to various destinations in Britain and then on to London. Bus is the slowest method taking over 15 hours. All modes of transport depart from and arrive at one or two stations or airports.

Buses from Belfast to London

National Express runs around three buses per day from Belfast, departing from Europa Bus Centre. The journey, which includes a ferry crossing, takes between 15 and 18 hours. The buses terminate at either Victoria Coach Station or Sutton Train Station in London. Bus routes are direct or require one or twochanges.

Trains from Belfast to London

Trains depart from Belfast Port or Belfast Central. Taking the train to London involves several changes, including a ferry from Belfast or Dublin to a port in Scotland, England or Wales. Local trains can then connect to regional stations in Glasgow, Chester or Liverpool for the final leg to London. The entire journey can take 11 to 12 hours. Booking a ferry trip first and then arranging trains at either end may be preferable.

Flights from Belfast to London

Flying from Belfast to London takes around one hour 20 minutes. Direct flights are operated by British Airways, Aer Lingus and Flybe. All flights depart from Belfast City Airport and arrive at London Heathrow or London City Airport. Flights leave Belfast around 20 times per day between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Travel Tips: Travel from Belfast to London

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FAQs

You can travel from Belfast to London 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Belfast to London. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A ferry journey is usually £2 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average £2 for the same trip.

A ferry is about £90 less than a flight, which costs on average £90 for this route.

A ferry is generally £13 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £13 from Belfast to London.

The quickest way to travel to London from Belfast is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 15 h 20 min.

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London is approximately 321 miles (517 km) away from Belfast.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Belfast to London:

  • Flights from Belfast to London most often leave from Belfast International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains from Belfast to London most often leave from Belfast Lanyon Place and arrive in London Victoria.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Belfast to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • EasyJet can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Belfast to London for £90 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Belfast to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct flight to London with easyJet, British Airways, Aer Lingus or BA Cityflyer.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Belfast to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Belfast to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £2 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £90 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £13 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Belfast to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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