How to Reach Belfast


By Air:

  • George Best Belfast City Airport is a small yet beautiful airport just 2 miles away from the city center. The airport serves quite a few flights from France and routes from parts of the British Isles. This airport connects London Heathrow, Blackpool, the Isle of Man, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow International, Inverness, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, Newcastle, Nottingham EMA, Paris and many other cities to Belfast.
  • Belfast International Airport is further than the city airport and connects America, Berlin Schoenefeld, Bristol, Edinburgh, Faro, Geneva, Glasgow International, Ibiza, Krakow and various other places to Belfast.
  • Take a bus and then a train from the airport to get to Belfast.

By Train: Great Victoria Station is a combined bus and rail station. There are four rail corridors to get in the city of Belfast;

  • Belfast - Bangor
  • Belfast - Portadown
  • Belfast - Larne
  • Belfast - Coleraine - Londonderry/Derry or Portrush

By Bus: The Ulsterbus links major cities and towns to the Belfast. You could also book a day trip bus from Dublin to Belfast.

By Boat: Boats frequently sail through the Irish Sea and connect Great Britain, Scotland and other places to Belfast.

By Car: you can easily drive down from the neighboring cities into Belfast by car. Use route M1, M2 and M22 to get to the city.


  • By Foot: The city can be explored on foot as it isn’t very big.
  • By Bus: Buses run from 6 am to 11 pm only through the major parts of the city.
  • By Taxi: Belfast is popular for its black taxi tour around the city that can be hired from various hotels and the tourist office. You could also hire a taxi otherwise to get around the city.
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  • How can I get from Dublin airport to Belfast City

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    • There are several coaches running from Dublin Airport to Belfast City. A couple of them include the Aircoach and the Expressway. 

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