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Travel Information to Belfast from Edinburgh

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £106 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 143 miles (230 km) to Belfast from Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Edinburgh to Belfast.

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There are 4 ways to travel to Belfast from Edinburgh including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Belfast, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Belfast:

A ferry is £2 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Edinburgh to Belfast costing on average £2.

A ferry is £106 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Belfast costing on average £106.

A ferry journey is usually £13 less than a journey to Belfast by train, which costs on average £13 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Belfast is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

Other travel options from Edinburgh to Belfast can usually take longer:

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The distance from Edinburgh to Belfast is approximately 143 miles (230 km).

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Belfast at Belfast, Stena Line terminus.
  • Flights mostly leave from Edinburgh Airport and tend to arrive in Belfast International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Edinburgh at Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Belfast at Belfast Lanyon Place.

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

  • You can travel by plane from Edinburgh to Belfast with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Belfast tickets for £106 on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet or European Air Express.

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

Your journey from Edinburgh to Belfast doesn't have to end in Belfast. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Dublin, London or Glasgow to your Edinburgh to Belfast trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Belfast today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £2 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £106 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £1 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £13 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Edinburgh to Belfast 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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