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Best price 29.88 £
Journey duration 7 h 12 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 10:00
Last departure 14:00
Distance 231 km

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Edinburgh to Belfast. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Edinburgh to Belfast?

The prices for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Belfast vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Edinburgh to Belfast will cost 29.88 £. The average bus ticket price is approximately 35.44 £. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Buses from Edinburgh to Belfast

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

The journey between Edinburgh and Belfast by bus usually takes 7 h 12 min to cover a distance of 231. The shortest journey from Edinburgh to Belfast will take you 7 h 5 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Belfast quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Edinburgh to Belfast?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Edinburgh to Belfast, which usually leaves at 10:00. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 14:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

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

You will be able to travel from Edinburgh to Belfast using companies such as National Express and Ulsterbus. Combined, these providers offer an average of 8 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 8 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Edinburgh to Belfast using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 8 direct connections from Edinburgh to Belfast each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.