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London to Belfast by bus

The journey from London to Belfast by bus is 322.47 mi and takes 16 hrs 17 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 18:30 and the last at 23:00. It is possible to travel from London to Belfast by bus for as little as £46.91 or as much as £55.79. The best price for this journey is £46.91.

Lowest Price£46.91
Journey Duration16 hrs 17 mins
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price£46.91
Highest Price£55.79
First Departure18:30
Last Departure23:00
Distance322.47 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalBelfast
CarriersNational Express

London to Belfast Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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How much does it cost to get from London to Belfast by bus?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Belfast. On average, though, you'll pay about £51.75 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £46.91, 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.
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On average, a bus ticket from London to Belfast will cost you £51.75. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from London to Belfast by bus?

Traveling from London to Belfast by bus will usually take 16 hrs 17 mins. This journey covers a distance of 322.47 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 16 hrs 17 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between London and Belfast by bus usually takes 16 hrs 17 mins to cover a distance of 322.47 mi. The shortest journey from London to Belfast will take you 15 hrs 5 mins. 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.

When do departures from London to Belfast leave?

The first daily departure from London to Belfast leaves at 18:30, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:00. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between London and Belfast. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave London at 18:30, and the last departure will leave at 23:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Belfast can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Belfast?

If you want to get from London to Belfast, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 3 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 0 direct journeys between London and Belfast. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 3 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Belfast. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Belfast, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Belfast.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £46.91 to £49.32 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 5% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Belfast

The cheapest London - Belfast bus tickets can be found for as low as £21.20 if you’re lucky, or £38.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £47.22.

Find the best day to travel to Belfast by bus

When travelling to Belfast by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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London to Belfast CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
36.33kg
Bus
38.92kg
Flight
103.79kg
Car
83.04kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Belfast?
A bus ticket from London to Belfast is £51.75. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £46.91.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Belfast?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Belfast is £46.91. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Belfast by bus?
London to Belfast is 322.47 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Belfast take?
London to Belfast is on average 16 hrs 17 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 15 hrs 5 mins.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Belfast?
London to Belfast has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Belfast leave?
The earliest bus from London to Belfast departs at 18:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Belfast depart?
The latest bus from London to Belfast departs at 23:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Belfast in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £46.91 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from London to Belfast?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Belfast. You can go from London Hyde Park, London St Pancras, Stansted Airport, Gatwick Airport, London City Airport, London Victoria, London Waterloo, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Southend Airport, London Heathrow Airport, London Paddington, London Stratford, Luton Airport , London Euston, London Southend Airport, Waterloo, London Charing Cross and London Bridge and you can arrive at Belfast Europa BusCentre.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Belfast by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Belfast is 15 hrs 5 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Belfast?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Belfast.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Belfast by bus?
The bus journey from London to Belfast creates 38.92kg of CO2 emissions.

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