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from Manchester to Belfast

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

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18 Oct
£53First Transpennine Express
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Tue
19 Oct
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Wed
20 Oct
£53First Transpennine Express
£47National Express
£39easyJet
Thu
21 Oct
£53First Transpennine Express
£48National Express
£63easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
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£57easyJet
Sat
23 Oct
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£48National Express
£91easyJet
Sun
24 Oct
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£48National Express
£80easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£52First Transpennine Express
£47National Express
£95easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£52First Transpennine Express
£47National Express
£49easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£53First Transpennine Express
£48National Express
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Thu
28 Oct
£52First Transpennine Express
£47National Express
£33easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£53First Transpennine Express
£48National Express
£48easyJet

Travel Information between Manchester and Belfast

distanceDistance167 miles (270 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£48 - £66
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £48 • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £66 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or National Express

Take a flight or coach to travel 167 miles (270 km) from Manchester to Belfast. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £48. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or National Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Belfast.

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FAQs
How do you get from Manchester to Belfast?

There are 2 ways to travel to Belfast from Manchester including taking a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Belfast from Manchester?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Belfast, which costs on average £48.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Belfast:

A coach is about £19 less than a flight, which costs on average £66 for this route.

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

The quickest way to travel from Manchester to Belfast is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 50 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Manchester to Belfast?

The distance between Manchester and Belfast is around 167 miles (270 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Belfast?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Manchester to Belfast depart from Manchester Airport to Belfast International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Belfast, Stena Line terminus.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Belfast?

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

  • You can travel to Belfast from Manchester by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £66 with easyJet from Manchester to Belfast.
  • You can travel from Manchester to Belfast by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £48 with National Express from Manchester to Belfast.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Belfast from Manchester?
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Belfast? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester 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 tickets between Manchester and Belfast online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £66 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £48 one way on average.

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