Flights to Belfast

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Departure Fri, 12 Jan Return Sun, 14 Jan
LTN London
BFS Belfast
return from £49
Departure Tue, 02 Jan Return Tue, 09 Jan
MAN Manchester
BFS Belfast
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Departure Mon, 15 Jan Return Mon, 15 Jan
BHX Birmingham
BHD Belfast
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Departure Fri, 05 Jan Return Mon, 08 Jan
LPL Liverpool
BFS Belfast
return from £56
Popular flight routes to Belfast
London - Belfast
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Manchester - Belfast
return from £53
Birmingham - Belfast
return from £73
Liverpool - Belfast
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Glasgow - Belfast
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Edinburgh - Belfast
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Trips to Belfast

Belfast travel

Northern Ireland's capital, Belfast, first started as a settlement during the Bronze Age and was elevated to an urban centre in the 18th century. Today, the city is an important hub for industry, arts, education and trade. It is renowned for historic monuments, gorgeous landscapes and a vibrant urban life. The number of flights to Ireland has increased tremendously as visitors increasingly realise the potential of the capital as a major city break destination. Travellers enjoy the range of attractions that are available from quaint plazas and fascinating museums to modern restaurants and classic pubs.

Things to do and places to see in Belfast

There are loads of things to see and do in the capital, you will not have enough time to fit them all and will probably need to arrange a few trips to Belfast. Spend a day outdoors and relax at lush parks, have a nice time with friends at a bar or let your hair down and dance all night long. Explore historic landmarks, monuments, museums, castles, towers and cathedrals. In Belfast, there is always something going on, whether it's a concert, an opera performance or an art exhibition.

When visiting Belfast, be sure to:

  • Take time to get to know the rich Irish culture and history at the fabulous Ulster Museum
  • Wander through the Botanic Gardens with its Victorian glasshouse
  • Examine the architecture of the Parliament Buildings
  • Tour the SS Nomadis which is an important ship with a maritime museum on board
  • Enjoy a performance at the Grand Opera House, a restored Victorian theatre
  • Climb the hilltop to Belfast castle and savour its treasures
  • Check out the Belfast City Hall and gardens
  • Go to Cavehill and walk in the park
  • Have your picture taken with the iconic 19th-century Albert Memorial Clock in the background
  • Drop by at the St. Anne's Cathedral
  • Pay a visit at the Kingspan Stadium, home to Ulster Rugby
Belfast

Belfast airports

Cheap flights to Belfast arrive at one of two airports: Belfast International Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport. Belfast International Airport or Aldergrove Airport handles both international and domestic flights, whilst George Best Belfast City Airport is mainly for flights within Ireland and the UK. There are also a few international flights.

  • Belfast International Airport

    Top airlines

    Top carriers serving the airport include the following: Ryanair, easyJet and Thomas Cook Airlines.

    Location

    The international airport is located 18 miles north-west of the city centre.

    Transport options

    Take Airport Express 300 that will bring you to the centre by bus. Travel time is estimated between 30-40 minutes. Airporter operates a coach service between the airport and the north west. If opting for a car hire, drive on the M2 (northbound) and A57 until the airport.

  • George Best Belfast City Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at the airport are the following airlines: Aer Lingus, Flybe and British Airways.

    Location

    The airport is located roughly two miles or eight minutes by taxi from the city centre.

    Transport options

    The Airport Express 600 stops at the Belfast Europa Bus Centre in the city. By train (Translink), get off at Sydenham station. If driving, get on the A2 or take M1 and M2 and follow signs to the airport or downtown.

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