Our £44 each way Express from Glasgow to Belfast is the ideal way for backpackers and independent travellers to make the quick trip across the water to visit Northern Ireland.

We have put together a list of some of the best hostels to stay at in Belfast.


Vagabonds Belfast

Vagabonds is Belfast’s most recently opened hostel, situated in the heart of the Queen’s Quarter in a beautifully refurbished listed building. Vagabonds is ideally located for all the city’s tourist attractions and amenities. It is just a 15minute walk from our Glasgow – Belfast drop-off point at Belfast, Europa Bus Station.  Designed by two experienced backpackers, the hostel offers a wide range of facilities and dorm sizes. Guests may also enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast.


9 University Road



Belfast International Youth Hostel

Belfast International hostel is the largest in Belfast City and situated between Belfast’s cosmopolitan and historic city centre and the lively University Quarter. Perfect for all ages, Belfast International offers excellent value accommodation within walking distance of the city’s museums, galleries, theatres, music venues, restaurants, cafes, pubs, and clubs. The hostel offers both ensuite and standard bedrooms in a variety of sizes, excellent self-catering facilities and a Causeway Café. Just a short walk from Belfast, Europa Bus Station, this hostel is a great choice for accommodation.


22-32 Donegall Road


BT12 5JN

Belfast International Youth Hostel


Lagan Backpackers

Lagan Backpackers is a well-equipped hostel in central Belfast. It offers Continental breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi. Dormitories have bunk beds and use of shared bathroom facilities. There are mixed dorms at Lagan Backpackers, as well as private rooms. The hostel also provides barbecue facilities, a cinema room and free tea and coffee. There are kitchens, dining areas and laundry services are available. This hostel is just 10 minute walk from Belfast City Centre.


121 Fitzroy Avenue





Global Village

Global Village is Belfast’s newest backpackers’ hostel providing world class hostel facilities and accommodation in a beautifully converted 19th century building. Situated in the heart of the popular Queen’s Quarter it offers easy access to all the amazing places the city has to offer.


87 University Street



Global Village Hostel

Paddy’s Palace Belfast

Paddy’s Palace is ideal for visitors looking to go sightseeing in Belfast. This recently renovated hostel offers a pleasant and sociable place to spend the night after an exciting day exploring the city. Located in the city’s University Quarter, Paddy’s Palace is just a 15minute walk from Belfast, Europa Bus Station which is our Express Service drop-off point.


68-70 Fitzwilliam Street





Glasgow – Belfast Express £44 each way including ferry ticket and bags