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Getting to Belfast is easy.  Fly direct to one of our two airports, George Best Belfast City Airport which is just 10 minutes from the city centre or Belfast International Airport just a 30 minute journey away.

Belfast is conveniently located between Dublin and London. Dublin airport is just 90 minutes away with coach services to Belfast every hour, with 29 daily flights between Belfast and London with one hour flight time. Belfast connects directly to 8 international Hubs; London, Amsterdam, Paris CDG, Edinburgh, Reykjavik, Manchester and frankfurt.


European & International routes via Dublin & Belfast


Direct UK Routes

By Air

George Best Belfast City Airport (GBBA) Belfast City Airport is just three miles from Belfast City Centre. Aer Lingus Regional, British Airways, KLM, Flybe, EasyJet, Lufthansa and Eastern Airways all fly to and from Belfast City Airport. Belfast International Airport (BIA) Belfast International Airport is a 30 minute drive from Belfast City Centre. EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2, Virgin Atlantic, TUI and Wizz all fly to and from Belfast International Airport.

Aer lingus

By Sea

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).

Ferry to Ireland

By rail

From Dublin and Republic of Ireland Irish Rail operates services from towns and cities across the Republic of Ireland to Dublin’s Connolly Station, where you can then catch a connecting train to Belfast. The Enterprise Train service (provided jointly by Translink and Irish Rail), from Dublin’s Connolly Station to Lanyon Station (previously known as Belfast Central Station), runs eight times daily (five times on Sundays) and takes 2 hours 15 minutes.

Irish Rail best fares

Getting around

Belfast is a fully walkable city with all of the 6 key areas, from the famous Titanic Quarter to the leafy Queens Quarter, easily accessible on foot from the city centre within a matter of minutes. If walking isn’t your thing, you can choose from the sustainable Belfast Bikes, the eco Glider buses, or Belfast’s fleet of low emission taxis.

Getting Around