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Trip Birmingham Belfast

Plan your trip by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane from Birmingham to Belfast


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How to get from Birmingham to Belfast?

We are suggesting 11 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Birmingham Belfast. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Birmingham Belfast

For your trip from Birmingham (England, United Kingdom) to Belfast (Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 221 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Birmingham > Belfast will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Birmingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Birmingham International BHX airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Belfast (Belfast City airport, IATA code: BHD) operated by FlyBE.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Birmingham to Belfast without changing trains. You can take the train Birmingham-Liverpool and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of London Midland to Liverpool leave from Birmingham New Street railway station in Birmingham. Arrival in Liverpool will take place at Liverpool Lime Street station (0.2 mi from the city centre).
There is no direct crossing between Birmingham and Belfast, you will have to use another mean of transport (train) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Liverpool-Belfast.
You will embark at the port of Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry Terminal at 1.6 mi from Liverpool aboard a ship of Stena Line. The ferry will dock in the port of Belfast Stena Line Ferries at 3.2 mi from Belfast. We advise you to show up at the port of Liverpool for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Birmingham Belfast only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Birmingham-Glasgow.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Birmingham. The bus will drop you off at Glasgow bus station (0.3 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Birmingham bus station (0.5 mi from Birmingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Glasgow.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Birmingham-Liverpool will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by ferry in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Birmingham and Belfast?

Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Birmingham in Birmingham and to the one of Glasgow (Scotland United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham bus station at 0.5 mi from centre) and the city of Liverpool where the coach will drop you off at Liverpool station situated at about 0.1 mi from Liverpool city centre.
Easyjet carries out a flight from Glasgow International GLA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Glasgow to Belfast (arrival at Belfast International BFS airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from Birmingham International BHX airport (located 6.8 mi from Birmingham, United Kingdom) to Belfast (serving Belfast City BHD airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Birmingham-Liverpool (78.9 mi)
Ferry companies
The ships of Stena Line ensure the maritime connection between the port of Liverpool Birkenhead Ferry Terminal and the one of Belfast (Belfast Stena Line Ferries at 3.2 mi from the city)
Railway companies
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection Birmingham-Glasgow with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
London Midland transports passengers on a rail line from Birmingham to Liverpool with the train which leaves Birmingham New Street station to arrive at Liverpool Lime Street railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Birmingham-Glasgow with the train from Birmingham New Street railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)

Stop cities from Birmingham or cities to visit near Belfast

When travelling from Belfast to Birmingham by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Glasgow located at 110 mi from Belfast, Liverpool 79 mi away from Birmingham and situated at 145 mi from Belfast (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Belfast or back to Birmingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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