You can get from Belfast to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||144 miles (233 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$32 - $91|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $91 (€74) • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet, National Express, Stena Line or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 144 miles (233 km) by flight, bus, ferry or train between Belfast and Liverpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, National Express, Stena Line or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Belfast to Liverpool.
The cities of Belfast and Liverpool are only located 145 miles apart, but separated by the Irish Sea. Because of this geographic barrier, travel between the cities is restricted to air and water travel. Although there are no bus or train connections available, planes and ferries run between the cities on a daily basis. The trip takes as little as 50 minutes or as much as 8 hours, depending on the mode of transport.
The cheapest way to travel from Belfast to Liverpool is in most cases by ferry. StenaLine has a direct connection between the cities, with ferries departing from the Port of Belfast and arriving at the Port of Birkenhead. The ferry reaches its destination in exactly eight hours. On most days, it departs two times, the morning ferry being the cheapest one. Flight tickets are typically slightly more expensive, but discount tickets are available on specific dates and times. Occasionally, it is possible to find a flight ticket that is cheaper or only slightly more expensive than a ferry ticket. As plane travel has the advantage of being much faster, it is well worth it to compare the ferry and flight ticket prices for your planned travel date before booking. Of course, the ferry has the added advantage of enabling passengers to take a vehicle.
The fastest way to get from Belfast to Liverpool is without a doubt by plane. EasyJet operates various daily flights between the two cities, with a flight duration of only 50 minutes. Flights depart from Belfast International Airport and arrive at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Keep in mind that you’ll have to be at the airport at least 2 hours before departure. In addition, reserve some time for transferring from the airport to the city. Using public transport, it usually takes around 40 minutes to get from the airport to Liverpool city. Adding it all up, the travel time by plane is around two and a half hours.
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Flights between Belfast and Liverpool are operated by low-cost airline easyJet and available at attractive rates. EasyJet typically has a number of flights departing Belfast International Airport for Liverpool John Lennon Airport each day. The exact number of flights a day varies but usually ranges from three to six. Flights depart throughout the day, from morning until evening. The flight duration is always 50 minutes. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is located approximately four and a half miles from Liverpool city. At the airport, buses are available to take travelers to their final destination. The airport is served by multiple bus lines, headed for the city center and other destinations in the city. Another convenient option is to take a bus to Liverpool South Parkway rail station and take a train from there. The airport also has an on-demand minivan service, which allows multiple travelers to share rides.
The ferry service between Belfast and Liverpool is operated exclusively by StenaLine. On most days, there are two ferries a day: one ferry that departs in the morning and arrives in the evening, and another ferry that departs in the evening and arrives the next morning. For an additional fee, it is possible to book a cabin. Both ferries take eight hours to reach Liverpool, but the basic fare for the morning ferry is lower than the basic fare for the evening ferry. On Mondays, the morning ferry isn’t available. On all other days, both ferries run. The ferry departs from the Port of Belfast and arrives at the Port of Birkenhead. The ferry terminal is located about five miles from Liverpool city center. By car or taxi, the trip across the river Mersey takes approximately 17 minutes. Alternately, it is possible to take a train to the city from Birkenhead Hamilton Square station, which is located a 15-minute walk from the ferry terminal. The train trip to the city center takes roughly half an hour.
You can travel to Liverpool from Belfast 4 different ways: flight, bus, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Liverpool is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€26) compared to other travel options to Liverpool:
A ferry is $59 (€48) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Belfast to Liverpool costing on average $91 (€74).
Taking a ferry is about $33 (€27) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $66 (€53) for this trip.
A ferry is $41 (€34) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Belfast to Liverpool costing on average $74 (€60).
The quickest way to travel between Belfast and Liverpool is by flight, which takes on average 50 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min on average.
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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
Liverpool is approximately 144 miles (233 km) away from Belfast.
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