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from Belfast to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Belfast to London on 19 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50George Best Belfast City Airport1h25 08:15London Heathrow Airport
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£671One-way
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14:40Belfast16h00 06:40London
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£481One-way
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14:35George Best Belfast City Airport1h20 15:55London Heathrow Airport
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£711One-way
17:05George Best Belfast City Airport1h35 18:40London City Airport
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£1411One-way
10:55George Best Belfast City Airport1h30 12:25London City Airport
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£1451One-way

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Mon
18 Oct
£52National Express
£72easyJet
Tue
19 Oct
£48National Express
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Wed
20 Oct
£47National Express
£39easyJet
Thu
21 Oct
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£42easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
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£88easyJet
Sat
23 Oct
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Sun
24 Oct
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£65easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
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£70easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
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£55British Airways
Wed
27 Oct
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£61British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
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£56easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
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£69easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
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£63easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
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£50easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
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£34easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£47National Express
£31easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
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£31easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£48National Express
£31easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£48National Express
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Sat
6 Nov
£48National Express
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Sun
7 Nov
£47National Express
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Travel Information from Belfast to London

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£47 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £47 • 16 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £74 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 321 miles (517 km) by coach, flight or train to London from Belfast. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £47. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Belfast to London.

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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.

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FAQs
How do I go from Belfast to London?

There are 3 travel options from Belfast to London: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Belfast and London?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Belfast to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £47.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is £27 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Belfast to London costing on average £74.

A coach is about £14 less than a train, which costs on average £62 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to London from Belfast?

The fastest way to get to London from Belfast is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 16 h 20 min.

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How far is London from Belfast?

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

Where do I depart from Belfast? Where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Belfast, Stena Line terminus and tend to arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Flights mostly depart from Belfast International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Belfast Central and tend to arrive in London Victoria.
Who can get me from Belfast to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Belfast to London:

  • You can travel to London from Belfast by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £47 with National Express from Belfast to London.
  • You can go to London from Belfast by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £74 with easyJet from Belfast to London on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Belfast to London with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £62 with Avanti West Coast from Belfast to London.
Can I travel directly from Belfast to London?

Yes, there are direct services available from Belfast to London with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights with British Airways or BA Cityflyer.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to London from Belfast.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to London from Belfast ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Belfast to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Belfast and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Belfast and London online for the best deals?

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 for this trip is on average £47 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £74 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £62 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.