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from Belfast to Manchester

You can get from Belfast to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Belfast and Manchester

distanceDistance167 miles (270 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $95
fastestFastest modeFlight • $95 (€78) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, National Express, Stena Line or First Transpennine Express

Take a flight, bus, ferry or train to travel 167 miles (270 km) to Manchester from Belfast. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet, National Express, Stena Line or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Belfast to Manchester.

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FAQs
How do I go from Belfast to Manchester?

There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Manchester: flight, bus, ferry or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Belfast to Manchester?

The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Belfast is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $32 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Manchester:

Taking a ferry is about $63 (€52) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $95 (€78) for this journey.

A ferry is $33 (€27) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Belfast to Manchester costing on average $65 (€53).

A ferry is generally $41 (€34) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $73 (€60) from Belfast to Manchester.

What is the fastest way to travel from Belfast to Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Belfast is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

What is the distance between Belfast and Manchester?

The Belfast to Manchester distance is around 167 miles (270 km).

When traveling between Belfast and Manchester, what are the departure and arrival points in Belfast and Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Belfast to Manchester:

  • Flights most often depart from Belfast at Belfast International Airport and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Airport.
  • Buses from Belfast to Manchester most often leave from Belfast, Stena Line terminus and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains from Belfast to Manchester most often leave from Belfast Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel operators can get me to Manchester from Belfast?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Belfast to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Manchester by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Belfast to Manchester tickets on Omio for $95 (€78).
  • National Express can get you to Manchester by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with National Express from Belfast to Manchester for $65 (€53) on Omio.
  • Stena Line can get you to Manchester by ferry. You can find a good deal for ferry tickets with Stena Line from Belfast to Manchester for $32 (€26) on Omio.
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find First Transpennine Express Belfast to Manchester tickets on Omio for $73 (€60).
Can I find a direct route from Belfast to Manchester?

Yes, there are direct services available from Belfast to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flights with easyJet.
  • You can take a direct bus with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Belfast and Manchester.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Belfast to Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Belfast to Manchester often also extend their vacation to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I buy Belfast to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Belfast to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $95 (€78) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $65 (€53) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $32 (€26) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $73 (€60) one way.

But we recommend booking Belfast to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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