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How to get from London to Belfast?

Planning to travel to London from Belfast and looking for the best transportation options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way of transportation for a trip from London to Belfast, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you to find all the transportation solutions to travel between London and Belfast, be it by plane, train, bus or carpool.

With detailed information about each mode of transportation and about the transport companies (Virgin Trains, ScotRail, East Coast, FlixBus or National Express), you will be able to easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you're a budget traveler or looking for a quick and convenient way to get from London to Belfast, we've got all the information you need to plan an unforgettable London Belfast trip.

For your trip from London to Belfast, you have several transportation options

London Belfast ferry tickets

The ferry between London and Belfast is a great transportation option for travelers looking for a stress-free trip and a unique experience.

Bus tickets from London to Belfast

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from London to Belfast, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

London to Belfast train tickets

If you like to travel more ecologically and economically, the London Belfast train is ideal and meets your expectations.

London to Belfast cheap flights

Many flights connect London to Belfast every day, offering a fast and convenient option for travelers. If you are in a hurry, flying is the fastest way to get to Belfast in record time.

Carpooling London Belfast

Carpooling from London to Belfast is perfect if you want to travel to Belfast in good company and reduce transportation costs. But there may be limited flexibility in terms of schedules and pickup points in either London or Belfast.

Whichever way you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the London to Belfast transportation option that best suits your needs and budget.

London Belfast Travel Information

Departure city
London
United Kingdom
England
Destination city
Belfast
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland
Distance
322 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by flights
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Plan your trip from London to Belfast easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from London to Belfast easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available transportation options like flights, trains, buses and carpools according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find in a few clicks the tickets between London and Belfast that best suit your needs. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines like Virgin Trains, ScotRail, East Coast, FlixBus or National Express to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between London and Belfast with peace of mind!

Comparison of the different ways to travel between London and Belfast

Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by ferry from London to Belfast?
Comfort The London Belfast ferry offers much more room to move around and relax during the trip to Belfast than any other mode of transportation.
Convenient It is possible to board with a vehicle, which can be very convenient for family vacations and for carrying heavy or bulky luggage.
Onboard services Some of the ferry companies on which you will travel between London and Belfast offer passengers comfortable cabins for sleeping and resting, on-board restaurants, bars and all sorts of entertainment.
Duration Ferry trips between London and Belfast can take longer than using other modes of transportation such as air travel, which can be a disadvantage for travelers in a hurry to get to Belfast.
Fares Ferry fares between London and Belfast may be higher than other modes of transportation.
Weather Weather conditions can sometimes make ferry trips between London and Belfast difficult and uncomfortable for those prone to seasickness.
Advantages and disadvantages of flying from London to Belfast?
Speed Flying between London and Belfast is the fastest way to travel the 322 mi between London and Belfast.
Choice of airlines There are many airlines operating flights from London to Belfast, both direct and with a stopover, giving travelers a wide choice.
Prices Airline tickets from London to Belfast can be more expensive than train or bus tickets, especially during busy periods (vacations, weekends, etc.).
Security Checks Travelers to Belfast often have to arrive at London airport early due to strict security checks.
Environmental disadvantages Flights from London to Belfast have a negative impact on the environment due to greenhouse gas emissions, as flying is one of the most polluting modes of transportation.
Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by train from London to Belfast?
Comfort Trains between London and Belfast generally offer more legroom and extra comfort for travelers.
Environmentally friendly The London Belfast train is considered a more environmentally friendly way to travel than flying or driving alone.
Accessibility The train stations in London or Belfast are located in the city center, making it easy to access other means of transportation to get to the city center.
Cost London Belfast train tickets can be more expensive than bus or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Flexibility London Belfast train schedules can be limited and it may be more difficult to change trains when needed.
Advantages and disadvantages of a bus trip from London to Belfast?
Price The price of bus tickets from London to Belfast are often much cheaper than train or plane tickets to Belfast (and sometimes cheaper than carpooling as well), making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travelers.
Flexibility Bus companies offer many schedule options for travel between London and Belfast, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
On-board services Modern buses that travel between London and Belfast are usually equipped with comfortable seats, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and toilets.
Comfort London-Belfast buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and suspension quality.
Travel time Buses from London to Belfast are mostly much slower than trains to Belfast to cover the 322 mi distance of the trip.
Advantages and disadvantages of a carpooling trip from London to Belfast?
Economical A carpool from London to Belfast is often the most economical way to travel.
Flexible Carpooling from London to Belfast is often more flexible than other modes of transportation.
Environmentally friendly By sharing a car with someone else you reduce the environmental impact of a trip from London to Belfast.
Availability Finding availability for a carpool between London and Belfast can be tricky, especially if you plan ahead. Most carpools are only available a few days or weeks before departure.
Feeling insecure It may happen that you feel unsafe in the car with the driver, because of his attitude or the way he drives.
Comfort You have to share the space of the car with the other passengers during the whole trip between London and Belfast.

Where to start from in London? Where do I arrive in Belfast?

London Departure Bus Stations

London Victoria Coach Station
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Golders Green
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West Hampstead
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Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
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Departure stations in London

London Euston
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London Kings Cross
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Departure airports in London

London City
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Gatwick
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Heathrow
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Luton
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Stansted
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Belfast Arrival Ports

Belfast Stena Line Ferries
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Belfast arrival bus stations

Belfast (Europa Bus Centre)
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Belfast Arrival Stations

Belfast Central
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Belfast Arrival Airports

Belfast International
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Belfast City
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3 tips for cheaper travel from London to Belfast

Have you decided to travel from London to Belfast and are looking for ways to save money on your travel ticket? We present you with 3 useful tips to save money on your trip. Whether you choose to take a ferry, bus, train, flights or carpooling, these tips will help you find the best rates for your London to Belfast trip.

  • 1. Book in advance
    This is often the most popular tip for saving money on a ticket from London to Belfast. This is because train, plane, bus or ferry tickets are often cheaper if you buy them well in advance. This can sometimes save you tens or even hundreds of euros on your London-Belfast trip.
  • 2. Be flexible on dates
    London-Belfast tickets are often cheaper on weekdays than on weekends. If you can afford to travel to Belfast on weekdays instead of weekends, you could save money on your London-Belfast ticket. Furthermore, being flexible on dates can also help you find the best prices to Belfast.
  • 3. Avoid rush hour traffic
    London-Belfast tickets are very often cheaper if you travel outside of rush hour. By avoiding these high demand times of the day, you could save money on your ticket. In addition, traveling to Belfast during off-peak hours can allow you to enjoy a more comfortable trip.

Ferry London Belfast

Most ferry companies offer Wi-Fi on board the ferry from London to Belfast, but it may come at an additional cost. It is therefore recommended that you check with the respective company to see if Wi-Fi is available and if there is a charge.

Advance reservations are always recommended when traveling by ferry from London to Belfast, especially during peak travel periods. This will ensure that you get the best fares and guarantee your seat on board.

This depends a lot on the time of year you want to travel between London and Belfast. Please note that there is no direct ferry service between London and Belfast and you will need to combine the trip to Belfast with another mode of transportation.

The price of a ferry ticket from London to Belfast can vary depending on the ferry company and the season. It is therefore recommended that you search for London to Belfast ferry tickets on Vivanoda. This will allow you to compare different companies and find out the current rates.

Please note that there is no direct ferry connection between London and Belfast. The length of the ferry journey depends mainly on the ferry company you take.

Pets are allowed on the London to Belfast ferry, but it is advisable to check the ferry company's specific requirements regarding the transportation of pets before traveling.

Ferry Companies London Belfast

Stena Line
Stena Line
Isle of Man Steam Packet
Isle of Man Steam Packet
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Bus London Belfast

The average price of a bus ticket for the trip London-Belfast varies depending on the carrier and the time of booking. On certain busy dates, prices can double! Compare all London-Belfast bus prices on Vivanoda.

The duration of the bus trip between London and Belfast usually varies depending on the traffic conditions and possible stops along the way. Vivanoda will allow you to see in real time all the buses traveling to Belfast for your travel date.

The frequency of departures to London from Belfast varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all bus departures to Belfast, please specify your departure date and start a search on Vivanoda.

Most carriers allow you to book seats online for an London-Belfast bus. There is often a charge for this service.

London-Belfast buses are generally equipped with air conditioning to ensure the comfort of passengers, especially in summer when temperatures are high.

The refund policy for London-Belfast bus tickets varies depending on the bus company and the booking class. In general, very inexpensive tickets and special offers are not eligible for a refund in case of cancellation, but some companies offer partial refund or trip postponement options. It is important to read the terms and conditions carefully before purchasing a ticket to Belfast.

Bus companies London Belfast

FlixBus
FlixBus
National Express
National Express
MegaBus
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Bus Eireann
Bus Eireann
AirCoach
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Trains London Belfast

Of course passengers can take luggage with them on the train from London to Belfast. There is no weight limit, but some train companies limit the amount of luggage you can take and require you to pay a supplement. On the other hand, the size of the luggage should be reasonable due to the often limited space inside the trains.

Train tickets from London to Belfast can be refunded or exchanged but are usually more expensive. The cheapest tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from London to Belfast at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

The average train journey time from London to Belfast depends on the type of train you take. Regional or intercity trains to Belfast are slower than high-speed trains. Compare the duration of all trips by running a price search on Vivanoda.

There are discounts for children, students and seniors traveling by train from London to Belfast that vary depending on the type of ticket and the age of the person. When you enter your age in your Vivanoda search, the prices displayed will take into account any age-related discounts.

Tickets for trains between London and Belfast can be picked up at the station, printed out at home or directly on your cell phone. It is also possible to collect tickets using a self-service kiosk at some stations.

Train companies between London and Belfast

Virgin Trains
Virgin Trains
ScotRail
ScotRail
East Coast
East Coast
Iarnród Éireann
Iarnród Éireann
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Flights London Belfast

Airlines London Belfast

Easyjet
Easyjet
FlyBE
FlyBE
Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus
British Airways
British Airways
Ryanair
Ryanair
Aer Arann
Aer Arann
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Carpool London Belfast

It is possible to book a carpool at the last minute, but this depends on the availability of drivers and the demand for the trip. It is recommended that you book your ride in advance to guarantee your trip.

The average cost of a carpool ride from London to Belfast depends on several factors, including the time of year, demand and supply, as well as the carpooling platform used. To get a very accurate estimation of the price and availability of a carpooling trip London-Belfast, start a search on Vivanoda by entering your travel dates.

The number of seats available in a carpool from London to Belfast depends on the driver and the type of vehicle being used. In general, a driver can offer between 1 and 4 seats.

The duration of a carpool trip between London and Belfast also depends on the traffic conditions and the route taken by the driver. By starting a price search on Vivanoda now, you will get the estimated duration of each available carpool offer.

Dining options along the way depend on the driver and the route chosen. Some drivers may offer stops between London and Belfast for refreshments or food on board, while others may not. It is important to check with the driver before booking.

You can contact the London Belfast carpool driver prior to the trip via the carpooling platform where you have booked your ride. It is recommended that you discuss the details of your trip, such as pick-up location and schedule, with the driver prior to your trip.

Carpooling platform London Belfast

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