You can get from London to Belfast by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Belfast on 25 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||321 miles (517 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or coach|
|Ticket price range||£47 - £56|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £47 • 15 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £56 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet or National Express|
Travel 321 miles (517 km) by flight or coach to Belfast from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 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 flight from London to Belfast.
Travelling to Northern Ireland's capital is easy, visitors can choose between buses, trains and flights. Buses and trains are a leisurely way to make the journey, but they are both far more time consuming than flying. With a flight time of a little over an hour, and services from every London airport, it's easily the most convenient option.
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|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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It is possible to take a Virgin Trains service all the way to Belfast, but a minimum of three changes will be needed along the way. There are plenty of possible departure times, but the quickest route is to take the 10:30 a.m. train from London Euston, and to change at Glasgow, Ayr and Cairnryan (with a ferry journey in between), which takes just over 11 hours.
Taking a flight is much the easiest and fastest way to get to Belfast from London, with daily services from British Airways, Ryanair, Aer Lingus, FlyBe and Easyjet. You can catch an early plane at 7:00 am, or choose departure times throughout the day until the final take off slot at 9:45 p.m. All flights last for around 1 hour 20 minutes. Flights depart from all of London's airports, and touch down at both Belfast City and Belfast International airports.
National Express operates a single direct service every day, which leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 10:30 p.m. and gets into Belfast at 2:25 p.m. the next day. However, there are also two other services with one or more changes, leaving at 3:18 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. The fastest bus takes 15 hours 25 minutes to complete the journey.
There are 2 ways to travel between London and Belfast including taking a flight or coach.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Belfast, which costs on average £47.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Belfast:
A coach is about £9 less than a flight, which costs on average £56 for this route.
The quickest way to travel between London and Belfast is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Belfast by coach can take on average 15 h 5 min.
Belfast is approximately 321 miles (517 km) away from London.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Belfast:
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Yes, there are direct services available to Belfast from London with the following travel operators:
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 to Belfast from London.
Before travelling from London to Belfast, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London 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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