Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. All major UK cities are within an hour flying time of Belfast and Dublin is less than two hours drive away, with fantastic public transport links including train and bus.
There are direct flights from Northern Ireland to 74 destinations around the world.
Belfast is served by two airports: George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport. Dublin International Airport is located approximately 100 miles (160 Kilometres) to the south.
Belfast International Airport
- Location: 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Belfast
- By Bus: 45 mins
- By Taxi: 45 mins / approx. £35
George Best Belfast City Airport
- Location: 3 miles (5 km) from Belfast City Centre
- By Bus: 30 mins
- By Taxi: 20 mins / approx. £15
“I travelled from Guangdong, China. I took a flight from Hong Kong to London and transferred to Belfast. It took me around 17 hours in total. The experience was so cool and I cannot tell you how excited I was when I first landed in the United Kingdom! It was only a 1 hour flight from London (Heathrow) to Belfast and then 10 minutes by bus/taxi to the City Centre.”Rory Cao, MSc Finance