How to travel from Edinburgh to Belfast

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from Edinburgh to Belfast

How to get from Edinburgh to Belfast by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Belfast is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Aer Lingus
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
12:10PMGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)
0 transfers
Aer Lingus
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
12:10PMGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
11:05AMBelfast International Airport (BFS)
0 transfers
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Aer Lingus
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
09:15AMGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)
0 transfers
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
02:45PMBelfast International Airport (BFS)
0 transfers
Aer Lingus
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
05:40PMGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Belfast

distanceDistance143 miles (230 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
priceTicket price range$37 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $37 (€32) • 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $37 (€32) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Take a flight to travel 143 miles (230 km) from Edinburgh to Belfast. EasyJet is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Edinburgh to Belfast.

How to get from Edinburgh to Belfast

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When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Edinburgh to Belfast, 50,88% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Edinburgh to Belfast, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Edinburgh to Belfast

Find the best journey to Belfast from Edinburgh with Omio's travel partners National Express, ScotRail and Aer Lingus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Belfast travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

        FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Belfast

        FAQs: Travel to Belfast easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Belfast.

        You can get from Edinburgh to Belfast by flight.

        A flight is the cheapest way to travel to Belfast from Edinburgh with average prices for this trip of $37 (€32).

        A flight is the fastest way to get to Belfast from Edinburgh with an average travel time for this journey around 50 min.

        Belfast is approximately 143 miles (230 km) away from Edinburgh.

        The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Belfast is:

          However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Edinburgh to Belfast as scheduled services by flight can vary by season or day of the week.

          These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Edinburgh to Belfast:

          • Most travelers board their plane from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Belfast International Airport.

          Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Belfast from Edinburgh:

          • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Belfast with easyJet, Aer Lingus, Flybe or British Airways, and you can find Aer Lingus Edinburgh to Belfast tickets for $37 (€32) on Omio.

          Yes, there is a direct service from Edinburgh to Belfast:

          • You can take a direct flight with.

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

          Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Belfast? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Belfast usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Dublin, London, Glasgow or Londonderry. If you're looking to explore Dublin, London, Glasgow or Londonderry from Belfast, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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