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Arriving in Belfast

Arriving in Belfast

We can't wait to meet you!

We're looking forward to welcoming you to Queen's University Belfast in September 2022. At this point, you may be thinking about travel plans. Below is some guidance for airport arrivals and getting to your accommodation.

New International Students September 2022 Airport Welcome

The University has set meet and greet days to welcome you to Belfast and get your student journey off to a good start. Student Ambassadors will greet you at George Best Belfast City Airport on the following dates in September to welcome and guide you to transport options upon arrival:   

  • Tuesday 6th September
  • Wednesday 7th September
  • Thursday 8th September
  • Monday 12th September
  • Wednesday 14th September
  • Wednesday 21st September

We have now closed our registration form as our last welcome date is Wednesday 21st September.  

Please note:

The approximate cost of a taxi to Belfast City Centre with one of our approved taxi providers are as follows:

  • Approximately £15.00 (including a £2 surcharge) from Belfast City Airport
  • Approximately between £35.00 and £45.00 from Belfast International Airport

The approximate costs for Public Transport options are as follows:

  • Approximately £8.00 for the bus
  • Approximately £10.00 for the train

Frequently Asked Questions


Coronavirus Regulations and Guidance for Northern Ireland

Ahead of your arrival, you should regularly review current Coronavirus (Covid-19) regulations and guidance for Northern Ireland which can be found at NI Direct Website. This includes information on testing requirements, UK passenger locator forms, vaccination status, self-isolation, wearing of facemasks etc. Please refer to the University’s FAQs for useful information and important web links before you travel. 

NI Direct  University FAQs