Transportation to and from Belfast City Airport


What is the distance from Belfast City Airport to the centre of Belfast?

The airport is on the outskirts of the city, with the centre of Belfast (Donegall Square) just 6 kilometres / 3.7 miles apart. A drive to the city centre takes 12 minutes.

From BHD Airport to Belfast City centre by Car
6 km
12 min

Public transport

Bus to Belfast

If you are looking for a bus to Belfast you should opt for the Airport Express 600. This bus service runs every 30 minutes from Monday to Saturday and every 45 minutes on Sundays. A journey to the final stop at Belfast Europa Buscentre is 15 minutes. This bus stop is next to Belfast Great Victoria Street railway station.

Bus tickets
If you have to be in the centre, you can get off at the second-last stop Wellington Place at Belfast City Hall. The price of a ticket is £ 2.60 for a single journey and £ 4.20 for a day ticket, children pay half. Tickets can be purchased from the information desk at the airport and the bus driver. Please consult website and timetable Airport Express 600 for more information.

TIP: Tickets for the popular Titanic Belfast Experience with a visit to SS Nomadic can best be purchased in advance.

Bus services

Airporter to Derry/Londonderry

Northern Ireland’s second largest city Derry is also accessible by bus, on weekdays Airporter buses depart once an hour from Belfast City Airport. On Saturdays and Sundays you can also travel by bus. Airporter makes an intermediate stop at Belfast International Airport, and upon request at some other places (Toome, Maghera, Dungiven, Claudy, Altnagelvin). The journey takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, the prices are listed below. You can buy a return ticket online, the bus driver only sells single journey tickets. The pick up point in Derry/Londonderry is Foyleside Shopping Centre Coach Park in the centre of the city west of the River Foyle. Please consult website and timetable Airporter for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults £ 20 £ 30
Children up to 15 years £ 10 £ 15


City Sightseeing Belfast 1 or 2-Day Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

£ 12.50

City Sightseeing Belfast with its panoramic open top double-decker red buses, offers you the opportunity to discover this attractive City from a preferential point of view.

Belfast: The Titanic Experience with SS Nomadic Visit

£ 19

Learn the story of the legendary ocean liner and her fateful journey across the Atlantic at the Belfast Titanic Experience, the world’s largest exhibit dedicated to the Titanic. Journey through 9 galleries at the site of the ship’s construction.

HMS Caroline and 2-Day City Tour Pass

£ 21

See the sights of Belfast with this combo ticket that includes entrance to HMS Caroline and a 2-day city tour pass.


Belfast: History of The Troubles Walking Tour

£ 14.40

Take an inspiring journey through war and peace on a multi award-winning city center walking tour of Belfast. Learn the history of The Troubles and the path to reconciliation.

Belfast: Full-Day Tour with Titanic Experience

£ 103.32

Hop on the Enterprise Express train from Dublin to Belfast for an 11-hour tour of the Northen Ireland capital, including a hop-on hop-off city tour, and visit to the Titanic visitor centre. Afterwards enjoy free time for shopping and lunch in Belfast.

Belfast: Political Conflict 3-Hour Walking Tour

£ 18

Learn about Belfast's troubled history on a 3-hour walking tour with both Republican and Loyalist ex-political prisoners. Explore their neighborhoods and hear their personal stories and the stories of their communities on both sides of the physical wall.

Tours and transport

Giant's Causeway and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge from Belfast

£ 20

Get back to nature at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant's Causeway,, walk across the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and drive along the spectacular Antrim Coast.

Giant's Causeway Full-Day Guided Tour from Belfast

£ 30.39

Admire the stunning beauty of County Antrim on the drive from Belfast to the Giant’s Causeway – which is often described as the 8th wonder of the world. Explore the Causeway’s rocky formations and learn about the site at the new visitor center.

Game of Thrones & Giant's Causeway: Guided Tour from Belfast

£ 45

Enjoy a full-day guided bus tour from Belfast and explore all the exciting locations featured in the thrilling HBO series, Game of Thrones. Walk along the famous Dark Hedge road, and visit the stunning UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway before the day's end.


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