How to get from Glasgow to Belfast

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from Glasgow to Belfast

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

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To get from Glasgow to Belfast on 09 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:25Glasgow International Airport0h45 21:10George Best Belfast City Airport
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06:30Glasgow International Airport0h45 07:15Belfast International Airport
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08:30Glasgow International Airport0h50 09:20George Best Belfast City Airport
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14:25Glasgow International Airport0h45 15:10George Best Belfast City Airport
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Travel Information between Glasgow and Belfast

distanceDistance110 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £56 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 110 miles from Glasgow to Belfast. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Glasgow to Belfast.

Travelling from Glasgow to Belfast

There are several efficient and affordable transportation options between Glasgow and Belfast. Visitors who wish to travel this route can do so by train, bus or plane. Travelling by bus takes about the same time as a train trip. Plane travel is fast and takes about half the time of a rail or bus journey.

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Quick Guide to Belfast

Must Know: Belfast has an extensive public transport network meaning it's easy to get around for tourists.
Must See: See the city by car with a Black Taxi Tour.
Must Do: Visit St. George's Street market for great food.
Did you know? Belfast has the world’s largest dry dock.

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Travelling from Glasgow to Belfast


Scotrail provides train journeys between Glasgow and Belfast. Trains depart from Glasgow Central Station and arrive at Belfast Port. The journey takes about 6:15m with two changes and there are two train departures each day. The morning train departs at 11:30 a.m, arriving at 17:45 and the afternoon train departs at 16:00 p.m, arriving at 21:45 p.m


Air travel from Glasgow to Belfast is provided by easyjet. There are two flights each day, these are non-stop flights and take about 3 hours including waiting time at the airport. The early morning flight departs at 5:44 a.m, arriving at 8:45 a.m. and the afternoon flight departs at 14:07 a.m, arriving at 16:45 p.m. Flights between Glasgow and Belfast depart from Glasgow airport and land at Belfast, Aldergrove airport.


Bus travel is provided by National Express. The journey takes 6:15m with one change. Luxury coaches depart from Glasgow, Buchanan and arrive at the Europa Bus Centre in Belfast. There are three bus departures per day, the first bus departs at 8:30 a.m, arriving at 14:30 p.m. and the last bus departs at 16:20 p.m., arriving at 22:30 p.m.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Belfast

Travel to Belfast easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Belfast.

There are 4 travel options from Glasgow to Belfast: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Belfast. Tickets for a coach cost on average £4.

This is compared to other travel options to Belfast:

A coach is £53 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Belfast costing on average £56.

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

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

In comparison, getting to Belfast by coach can take on average 5 h 45 min.

Belfast is approximately 110 miles away from Glasgow.

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Belfast, Stena Line terminus.
  • Flights from Glasgow to Belfast most often leave from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Belfast International Airport.

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

  • You can go to Belfast from Glasgow by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £56 with easyJet from Glasgow to Belfast on Omio.

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

  • You can find a direct flight to Belfast with easyJet or European Air Express.

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

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

Before travelling from Glasgow 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 on average £4 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £56 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Glasgow 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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