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Belfast to New York flights

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Departure Fri, 06 Nov Return Wed, 11 Nov
BFS Belfast
NYC New York
return from £389
Departure Sun, 22 Nov Return Sun, 29 Nov
BFS Belfast
NYC New York
return from £336
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Find out further information on Belfast and New York to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.31 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.77 GBP
Last checked on 31 October 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
18%

Trains in New York are 18% cheaper than in Belfast.

Belfast
£2.1
New York
£1.72
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
90%

The average meal is 90% more expensive in New York than in Belfast.

Belfast
£12
New York
£23
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
50%

Taxis are 50% more expensive in New York than in Belfast.

Belfast
£3.1
New York
£4.6
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
44%

Coffee is 44% more expensive in New York than in Belfast.

Belfast
£2.73
New York
£3.93
Belfast airports
  • ( Belfast City Apt (BHD)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Belfast International (BFS)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 3170 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Belfast to New York

How long is the flight from Belfast to New York?

Flights between Belfast and New York usually involve a stopover, meaning the total journey time can take anywhere between 10 hours and a day.

What are the most common stopovers?

It’s rare to find a direct flight between Belfast and New York. The most common stopover is London, but some flight paths pass through Amsterdam or Manchester.

What documentation do I need to fly to New York from Belfast?

All UK citizens need a valid passport to travel to the US. UK citizens and those of many other countries carrying a machine readable or e-passport and travelling to the US for fewer than 90 days are eligible to apply for the visa waiver program. Apply through the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA), at minimum 72 hours before travel.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to New York?

In summer, New York is hot and humid, and in winter, temperatures typically drop to just above freezing. Whatever the season, take comfortable, practical shoes for sightseeing and navigating public transportation. Don't forget your camera to capture the city's incredible landmarks.

Which airlines fly from Belfast to New York?

Several airlines provide cheap flights between Belfast and New York including:

  • British Airways, the UK’s flag carrier.
  • Air Canada, Canada’s largest airline.
  • American Airlines, a major US airline based in Texas.
  • Finnair, Finland’s flag carrier airline.

How to find cheap flights from Belfast to New York

The simplest way to find cheap flights between Belfast and New York and domestic flights once you arrive is to use Opodo’s easy-to-navigate search engine. Simply select your destination and filter by airline, date, and airfare and within moments you’ll be shown a wide range of flights. Scroll to the bottom for cheap deals on city breaks and to find deals on car hire and holiday rentals.

When are the best times to fly from Belfast to New York?

  • The period between April and June is a great time to visit New York. The weather tends to be warm without being too hot and the streets are less crowded than during the summer months.
  • Visit New York in late November or December to see the Thanksgiving and Christmas light displays, skate on Central Park’s ice rink and do a little Christmas shopping in the city’s acclaimed department stores.
  • The cheapest time to go to New York is the week before Christmas or during January when airfare prices tend to fall.

Airports in Belfast

There are two airports in Belfast: George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport.

Useful information about George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport is located three miles from the city centre.

How to get to George Best Belfast City Airport:

  • By train – disembark at Sydenham train station and walk for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • By bus – Airport Express 600, around 10 minutes from the city centre, departing every 30 minutes at peak times.

Services: Unlimited free Wi-Fi, baby changing facilities, several cafes.

Useful information about Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is situated 11.5 miles from central Belfast.

How to get to Belfast International Airport:

  • By bus – Airport Express 300, 30 to 40 minutes, departing every 15 minutes.
  • By taxi – 10 to 20 minutes.

Services: free Wi-Fi for two hours, currency exchange, a range of bars, cafes, shops, and restaurants.

Airports in New York

New York has three airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark International Airport, and LaGuardia.

Useful information about JFK International Airport

JFK International Airport is located 14 miles from the city centre.

How to get from JFK International Airport to the city:

  • By train – AirTrain to either Howard Beach or Jamaica stations, then transfer to the subway. At Jamaica, you can also catch LIRR train service to Manhattan's Penn Station.
  • By taxi – 60 to 90 minutes depending on your destination in Manhattan.

Services: open 24/7, free unlimited Wi-Fi, multiple shopping and dining options.

Useful information about Newark International Airport

Newark International Airport is 11 miles away from the New York City centre.

How to get from Newark International Airport:

  • By taxi – around a half hour to midtown Manhattan.
  • By train – Take the AirTrain from the terminal, then NJ Transit to Manhattan's Penn Station.
  • By bus – NJ Transit Express Bus, departs every 20 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, free unlimited WI-FI, multiple shopping and dining options.

Useful information about LaGuardia

LaGuardia is in Queens, five miles from Manhattan.

How to get from LaGuardia:

  • By shuttle – various services including NYC Airporter and Super Shuttle.
  • By bus – M60 to Manhattan or Q70 to Queens, 24 hours a day.
  • By taxi – 20 to 30 minutes depending on your destination.

Services: free unlimited Wi-Fi, multiple shopping and dining options.

What to do and visit in New York

  • Take the free Staten Island Ferry for views of lower Manhattan.
  • Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, or the American Museum of Natural History.
  • Catch a Broadway show.
  • Shop on Madison Avenue.
  • Stroll through Central Park.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Belfast to New York

Is it safe to travel from Belfast to New York during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from Belfast. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Belfast to New York at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Belfast to New York is 336£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is New York expensive to visit compared to Belfast?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in New York costs an average of 4.64 GBP, 50% more expensive than Belfast, with a fare of 3.10 GBP, while train tickets costs 17% less in New York: 1.74 GBP against 2.10 GBP in Belfast. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 23.21 GBP in New York, 93% more than the 12.00 GBP in Belfast. The price of the coffee is around 45% more expensive in New York, with an average of 3.96 GBP , while in Belfast the coffee costs 2.73 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Belfast to New York?
The most popular months to book a trip from Belfast to New York are January, August and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Belfast to New York?
The best time of the year to go to New York when flying from Belfast depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to New York from Belfast in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, May and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Belfast -  New York.
How is the weather in New York compared to Belfast?
While in Belfast the temperatures can reach an average of 23.26 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,New York's temperatures can go up to 32.5 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.93 ºC in New York, compared to the -3.28 ºC average degrees reported in Belfast. During the winter period, Belfast can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while New York have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
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