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Departure Wed, 10 Jul Return Mon, 15 Jul
BRS Bristol
BFS Belfast
return from £62
Departure Mon, 22 Jul Return Sat, 27 Jul
BRS Bristol
BHD Belfast
return from £353
Departure Wed, 14 Aug Return Wed, 14 Aug
BRS Bristol
BFS Belfast
return from £77
Departure Fri, 16 Aug Return Sun, 01 Sep
BRS Bristol
BHD Belfast
return from £477
Flight route information
Find out further information on Cardiff and Belfast to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
10%

Trains are 10% more expensive in Belfast than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£1.9
Belfast
£2
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
20%

The average meal is 20% more expensive in Belfast than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£10
Belfast
£12
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
0%

A taxi in Belfast costs roughly the same as in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£3
Belfast
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
1%

Coffee is 1% more expensive in Belfast than in Cardiff.

Cardiff
£2.6
Belfast
£2.62
( Cardiff airports
  • ? Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ? Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
) Belfast airports
  • ? Belfast City Apt (BHD)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Belfast International (BFS)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
L Distance: 244 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Cardiff to Belfast

How long is the flight from Cardiff to Belfast?

The flight duration for a direct flight from Cardiff to Belfast is approximately 65 minutes.

What documentation do I need to fly to Belfast from Cardiff?

British and Irish citizens need valid photographic ID for a domestic flight from Cardiff to Belfast. European nationals and travellers from further abroad will require either a valid passport with a visa when required, or a national identity card. Please check with your airline for any customs and security requirements.

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

Please check with the airline for guidance on items which can be packed in your hand luggage, and items which need to be packed in your bags that will be carried in the hold. Make sure to pack rain gear and some warm clothing items, as the weather can be changeable in the UK at all times of the year. Don't forget your swim suit and outdoor gear, in case you feel like a visit to a health spa or a hike through nature during your holidays. Belfast itself is compact and best explored with trips on foot, so pack some comfortable shoes!

Which airlines fly from Cardiff to Belfast?

The direct flight path from Cardiff to Belfast is served by the following airline:

  • Flybe, Flight deals from an independent, UK based airline.

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When are the best times to fly from Cardiff to Belfast?

  • February is a great time to travel for motor bikers, with Ireland's largest annual motorcycle festival at the Eikon Exhibition Centre.
  • April is the start of the Titanic Boat Tours season, which sails past the shipyards where the Titanic was once moored.
  • July is the ideal time for city breaks with walks around the city's cathedral quarter and the vibrant street art, as well as the chance to spot Belfast's own seal colony by the ocean.
  • December is great for indoor attractions like the Ulster Museum, which recounts the history of the area and offers an eclectic display, from dinosaur skeletons to Flemish paintings.

Airports in Cardiff

Cardiff has one hub for both UK and international flights, Cardiff Airport.

Useful information about Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport is located close to Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – Hourly or twice hourly services on the Cardiff Central route to Rhoose Station.
  • By taxi – Free drop-off area right outside the airport departures terminal.
  • By bus – Buy a ticket for either the T9 service from Cardiff City to Cardiff Airport, or the 905 service from Rhoose Railway Station to Cardiff Airport.
  • By car – Cardiff airport is 13 miles from Junction 33 of the M4. Signposts will direct you to the long or short stay car parks, and drop off area.

Services: Duty free shop, executive lounge, cafes and bar, meeting rooms.

Airports in Belfast

Belfast has two airports located close to the city centre: George Best Belfast City Airport, and Belfast International Airport.

Useful information about George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport is located to the north-east of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – Airport shuttle to Sydenham Train Station, then a train to Belfast Central.
  • By bus – Airport Express 600 service to Belfast city centre, runs every 30 minutes.
  • By car – 15 minutes drive to the city centre. Car hires are available at the terminal.
  • By taxi – 10-15 minutes.

Services: Duty free shops, local artists gift shop, unlimited Wi-Fi, Irish pub, food outlets.

Useful information about Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is located near Aldergrove, about 18 miles westwards from the city centre.

How to get to the city from the airport:

  • By bus – Airport Express 300 service runs every 15 to 20 minutes, travel duration of about 30 minutes.
  • By taxi – Approved operators available at the taxi rank outside the terminal exit.
  • By car – Car hire services are available at the airport, about 30 minutes drive to the city centre.

Services: Causeway lounge, free Wi-Fi, shops and restaurants, currency exchange, airport hotel.

What to do and visit in Belfast

  • Enjoy the hilltop Belfast Castle.
  • Explore the city's ship building history at Titanic Belfast Museum.
  • Take a trip to the Botanical Gardens with its Victorian glasshouse.
  • See the best of Belfast city with a scenic open top bus tour.
  • Experience historic pubs and local brewing on the Belfast Pub Crawl.
  • Shop till you drop at Castle Court, or at the fashionable Victoria Square Shopping Centre.
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