Information provided by visitbelfast.com
Getting to Belfast couldn’t be easier. Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin. Coming from further afield? No problem. You can fly direct to Belfast from over 20 European cities and a number of North American locations. And once you arrive, you’ll find it’s just as easy to get around as it was to get here. What are you waiting for? Consider this your personal invitation!
George Belfast Belfast City Airport
Belfast City Airport is just three miles from Belfast City Centre. Flybe, Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM and Eastern Airways all fly to and from Belfast City Airport.
The Translink Airport Express 600 bus service runs between the airport and Belfast City Centre.
Belfast International Airport
Belfast International Airport is a 30 minute drive from Belfast City Centre. EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2, Wizz and Norwegian Airlines all fly to and from Belfast International Airport.
The Translink Airport Express 300 bus service runs between the airport and Belfast City Centre.
From Scotland, England and Isle of Man
Belfast is easily accessed by sea, with crossings from both Scotland and England. Travel by superfast ferries with journey times from just 1 hour.
- Stena Line (travelling from Liverpool and Cairnryan)
- P&O Irish Sea (travelling from Cairnryan)
- Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (travelling from Isle of Man).
Cruise Ship Passengers
If you are travelling to Belfast on a cruise ship, there is generally a shuttle bus service from the port to the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre in Belfast City Centre and vice versa. The precise timings of these shuttle buses will be available on the day you arrive and the team from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre will be on board and at the quayside to provide directions and answer any queries you may have. There may be a charge for the shuttle bus service, which is set by the cruise ship company. The shuttle bus from the cruise terminal drops off and picks up from outside the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, 9 Donegall Square North (opposite Belfast City Hall).
A taxi from the cruise terminal to Belfast City Centre costs approximately £8 – £12 depending on which dock your ship uses. Value Cabs is one of Belfast’s largest taxi providers. You can book a taxi by phoning +(0)28 9080 9080 or download the Value Cabs app from the App Store or Google Play Store.