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from Belfast to London

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

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Travel Information from Belfast to London

distanceDistance321 miles (517 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£47 - £107
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £47 • 16 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £107 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or National Express

Take a flight or coach to travel 321 miles (517 km) to London from Belfast. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 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 trip are easyJet or National Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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 travel from Belfast to London?

There are 2 ways to get from Belfast to London: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to go to London from Belfast?

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 journey is usually £60 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £107 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Belfast to London?

The fastest way to get to London from Belfast is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 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 40 min.

How many miles are between Belfast and London

The distance between Belfast and London is around 321 miles (517 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Belfast and in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Belfast to London:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Belfast International Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Belfast, Stena Line terminus and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Which travel operators 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 go to London from Belfast by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £107 with easyJet from Belfast to London on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach from Belfast to London with National Express, and you can find National Express Belfast to London tickets for £47 on Omio.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Belfast to London?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Belfast to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Belfast and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

When should I book a ticket from Belfast to London online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Belfast to London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £107 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £47 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Belfast and London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.