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from Liverpool to Belfast

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

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10:30Liverpool8h00 18:30Belfast
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10:30Liverpool8h00 18:30Belfast
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22:30Liverpool8h00 06:30Belfast
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07:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street15h05 22:05Belfast
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07:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street15h20 22:20Belfast, Europa BusCentre
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Travel Information to Belfast from Liverpool

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or ferry
priceTicket price range£33 - £91
fastestFastest modeFlight • £91 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Stena Line

Take a flight or ferry to travel 144 miles (233 km) between Liverpool and Belfast. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or Stena Line among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Liverpool to Belfast.

Travelling from Liverpool to Belfast

The communities of these two great cities of the United Kingdom have much in common and the people intrinsically 'get' each other. Regular and business travellers will probably prefer the speed and convenience of flying, but casual or occasional visitors have the option of ferry or coach travel too. Given the topography, rail travel is not viable.

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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 Liverpool to Belfast


For the convenience of being able to take your car with you, the modern and comfortable ferry crossing is affordable and even luxurious. Stena Superferries offer free wifi, a range of eating and drinking opportunities as well as free movie screenings. The departures are up to six a day during the week with a reduced service on Sundays and bank holidays, overnight travel is also catered for. When travelling by sea, there are some arresting views of the seascape and the approximate midway point of the Isle of Man. Ferry travel will typically cost around £100 for a car, depending on how many people are inside.


Both National Express and Euro Lines operate a coach service between Liverpool and Belfast, this is slowest but normally the cheapest mode of travel. Coach services operate throughout the day and the journey time is approximately 8 hours including a ferry connection across the Irish Sea. The route takes in some stunning scenery across three countries of the UK: England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


With flights delivering passengers from Liverpool to Belfast in 55 minutes, travelling by air is by far the quickest way. Both FlyBe and easyjet operate departures from John Lennon Airport direct to Belfast City. There are typically six flights a day on this route.

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Travel from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Belfast.
How do I travel between Liverpool and Belfast?

You can travel to Belfast from Liverpool 2 different ways: flight or ferry.

How do I get from Liverpool to Belfast the cheapest way?

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Belfast. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £33.

This is compared to other travel options to Belfast:

A ferry is about £58 less than a flight, which costs on average £91 for this trip.

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

The quickest way to travel to Belfast from Liverpool is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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How far is Belfast from Liverpool?

The Liverpool to Belfast distance is approximately 144 miles (233 km).

When going from Liverpool to Belfast, where do I depart from Liverpool and where do I arrive in Belfast?

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Liverpool to Belfast depart from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Belfast International Airport.
Which travel operators can get me from Liverpool to Belfast?

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

  • You can travel to Belfast from Liverpool by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £91 with easyJet from Liverpool to Belfast.
  • You can travel from Liverpool to Belfast by ferry with Stena Line. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £33 with Stena Line from Liverpool to Belfast.
Where should I go next after I travel from Liverpool to Belfast?
Looking to extend your trip from Liverpool to Belfast? Many Omio customers who go from Liverpool to Belfast usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Dublin, London or Glasgow from Belfast, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Liverpool to Belfast ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Liverpool 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 plane ticket for this route is £91 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is £33 one way on average for this route.

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