Belfast International Airport
Belfast International Airport is one of the two airports in Belfast, the other being Belfast City Airport. Unlike many other major European airports, the airport is operational 24 hours per day. Low-cost carriers easyJet, Jet2 and Ryanair offer many flights to the airport.
Where is Belfast International Airport situated?
Belfast International Airport lies northwest of Belfast and east of Lough Neagh, the largest lake in the British Isles. You can reach the busiest airport in Northern Ireland via the M2 motorway, turn off at junction 5 and follow the A57 (Ballyrobin Road).
How many terminals has Belfast International Airport?
There is one terminal, it is quite small and old.
A good alternative for flying to or from Belfast International Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.
|Belfast City Airport||23km|
|Dublin Airport (Ireland)||137km|
|Glasgow Prestwick Airport||139km|
|Ireland West Airport Knock (Ireland)||188km|
The distance from Belfast International Airport to the centre of Belfast is 30 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Belfast.
From BFS Airport to Belfast City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Belfast International Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Belfast International Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Belfast International Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Belfast International Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Belfast International Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Belfast is about £ 36.-. Book your taxi at Belfast International Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From BFS Airport to Belfast City centre by Taxi
At Belfast International Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Enterprise, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Belfast International Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Belfast International Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- easyJet (U2)
- Jet2 (LS)
- Ryanair (FR)
- Norwegian (DY)
- Thomas Cook Airlines (MT)
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Belfast International Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport, Aldergrove
Just 50 metres from Belfast International Airport, this modern 3-star Maldron Hotel offers free parking for the duration of your stay, free WiFi throughout the property and 24-hour room service. An on-site restaurant and bar are also available.
Hotels in Belfast
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Belfast International Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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