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Trip Leeds Belfast

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

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How to get from Leeds to Belfast?

We are suggesting 13 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Leeds 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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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Leeds Belfast by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Leeds and Belfast on a map as well as the route Leeds Belfast and the different connecting points (Belfast International Airport, Belfast City Airport, Belfast Stena Line Ferries Port, Leeds-Bradford Airport, Leeds Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Leeds Belfast

For your trip from Leeds (England, United Kingdom) to Belfast (Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) with a distance of 186 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 Leeds > Belfast will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Leeds and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Leeds-Bradford LBA airport, 6.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Belfast (Belfast International airport, IATA code: BFS) operated by FlyBE or
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Leeds to Belfast without changing trains. You can take the train Leeds-Glasgow and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of CrossCountry to Glasgow leave from Leeds railway station in Leeds. Arrival in Glasgow will take place at Glasgow Central station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Leeds Belfast only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Leeds-Glasgow.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Leeds. 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 Leeds bus station (3723.3 mi from Leeds) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Glasgow.
There is no direct crossing between Leeds 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.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Leeds-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 Leeds and Belfast?

Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Leeds-Liverpool with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Liverpool Lime Street at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Northern Rail transports passengers on a rail line from Leeds to Manchester with the train which leaves Leeds station to arrive at Manchester Victoria railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry operates the train journey Leeds-Glasgow with the train from Leeds railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Glasgow Central at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Leeds-Bradford LBA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Leeds to Belfast (arrival at Belfast City BHD airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Glasgow International GLA airport (located 6.8 mi from Glasgow, United Kingdom) to Belfast (serving Belfast International BFS airport) schedules the flight from Leeds-Bradford LBA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Leeds to Belfast (arrival at Belfast International BFS airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Leeds-Liverpool (65.2 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)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Leeds in Leeds and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Leeds (serving Leeds bus station at 3723.3 mi from centre) and the city of Glasgow where the coach will drop you off at Glasgow station situated at about 0.3 mi from Glasgow city centre.

Stop cities from Leeds or cities to visit near Belfast

When travelling from Belfast to Leeds by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Glasgow located at 110 mi from Belfast, Liverpool 65 mi away from Leeds and situated at 145 mi from Belfast, Manchester at approximately 37 mi from Leeds (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Belfast or back to Leeds, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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