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Last minute flights to Belfast

Departure Tue, 17 Dec Return Tue, 24 Dec
BHX Birmingham
BFS Belfast
return from £65
Departure Fri, 13 Dec Return Mon, 23 Dec
STN London
BFS Belfast
return from £51
Departure Tue, 10 Dec Return Sun, 15 Dec
LGW London
BFS Belfast
return from £48
Departure Wed, 01 Jan Return Wed, 08 Jan
MAN Manchester
BFS Belfast
return from £54
Popular flight routes to Belfast
Birmingham - Belfast
return from £55
London - Belfast
return from £39
Manchester - Belfast
return from £54
East Midlands - Belfast
return from £88
Glasgow - Belfast
return from £56
Edinburgh - Belfast
return from £52

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. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Belfast!

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
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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

FAQ's about Belfast

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Belfast?
The top month to book flights to Belfast is July, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Belfast flights is August. In third place: September. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Belfast, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Belfast?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Belfast is... August. The next best month to travel to Belfast is October. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Belfast. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Belfast is January.
🕑 How long before a flight to Belfast should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Belfast, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Belfast departing from over 41 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Belfast at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Belfast’s airport?
Belfast is served by 20 airport[s]. Dublin Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 41 cities, such as Birmingham, London and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Belfast’s airport from the city centre?
Belfast’s airport Dublin Airport is located 82 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Belfast’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 2.10 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Dublin Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Belfast centre is around 3.00 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Belfast. Pick your preferred car type and get from Dublin Airport to Belfast city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Belfast city centre?
There are many ways to get from Dublin Airport to central Belfast:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Dublin Airport to Belfast city centre when driving is 1 hour 42 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Belfast city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 2 hours 2 mins
By Train
Commuting from Dublin Airport to central Belfast by Train takes around 3 hours 4 mins, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Belfast?
If you are going to Belfast, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 12.00 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 35.00 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.00 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 4.00 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.00 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.67 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.29 GBP
  • - Water: 0.99 GBP

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