How to get from Manchester to Belfast

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from Manchester to Belfast

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Belfast on 12 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Belfast from Manchester

distanceDistance167 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £99
fastestFastest modeFlight • £99 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 167 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Manchester and Belfast. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to Belfast.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Belfast.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Belfast, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Belfast:

A coach journey is usually £96 less than a journey to Belfast by plane, which costs on average £99 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £3 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £5 from Manchester to Belfast.

The fastest way from Manchester to Belfast is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options between Manchester and Belfast can usually take longer:

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You should expect to travel around 167 miles from Manchester to Belfast.

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Belfast, Stena Line terminus.
  • Flights mostly leave from Manchester Airport and tend to arrive in Belfast International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Belfast Lanyon Place.

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

  • You can travel by plane from Manchester to Belfast with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Manchester to Belfast tickets for £99 on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct flights 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 to Belfast from Manchester.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Manchester to Belfast often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Dublin, London or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Manchester and Belfast itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Belfast and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £3 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £99 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £5 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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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