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Do you know the best way to get from London to Belfast? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

The cheapest bus tickets from London to Belfast cost £ 36.14. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 46.98 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Belfast.

London to Belfast by bus

Best price £ 36.14
Journey duration 16 h 31 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 21:30
Last departure 23:40
Distance 321.9 mi

Route Summary by bus

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National Express
Duration: 19 h 15 min
London Gatwick Airport North Terminal - Belfast Europe Bus Centre
19:15 - 14:30
£ 46.91
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National Express
Duration: 14 h 25 min
London Heathrow Airport T2 And T3 - Belfast Stena Line Ferry
23:40 - 14:05
£ 46.91

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

In order to get from London to Belfast faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between London and Belfast will complete the journey in 14 h 25 min.On average, it will take you about 16 h 31 min to travel the 322.5 mi between London and Belfast.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Belfast?

The first departure of the night from London to Belfast leaves at 21:30, while the last journey sets out at 23:40. 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.

How many journeys from London to Belfast are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from London to Belfast can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express and Bus Eireann. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 4 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Belfast. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Belfast varies, but in general, you can expect to find 1 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.