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Bus Birmingham to Belfast: Times, Prices and Tickets


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What's the best way to get from Birmingham to Belfast? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Birmingham to Belfast, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Birmingham to Belfast?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Belfast. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 46.92 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 46.48, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Birmingham to Belfast by bus

Best price £ 46.88
Journey duration 17 h 26 min
Connections per day 7
First departure 02:30
Last departure 23:00
Distance 220.0 mi

Route Summary by bus

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National Express
Duration: 16 h 55 min
Birmingham Bearwood - Belfast Europe Bus Centre
05:25 - 22:20
£ 46.84
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National Express
Duration: 16 h 40 min
Birmingham Bearwood - Belfast Stena Line Ferry
05:25 - 22:05
£ 46.84

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Belfast by bus?

The journey from Birmingham to Belfast covers a distance of 220.6 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 17 h 19 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 14 h 20 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Belfast faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Birmingham to Belfast leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Birmingham at 05:40. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 23:00. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Birmingham and Belfast. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham leave for Belfast?

If you want to get from Birmingham to Belfast, you can travel with providers such as National Express and Bus Eireann. You will find a maximum number of 7 departures per day. On average, there are 6 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Birmingham and Belfast. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 6 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.