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Belfast Arrival

Ireland has a transport system that has become faster, cheaper and more efficient in recent times; as Belfast is one of the most important destinations in Ireland, is not an exception.

By air:

You can get to Bealfast from more than In Belfast there are 2 airports, where you can arrive:

  • Belfast City Airport:
  • This airport is just about 3 km from the city centre, and mainly handles domestic flights within Ireland and the UK; the principal flights operator is FlyBE.

  • Belfast International Airport:
  • also known as Aldergrove, located 21km northwest of Belfast city centre. This is the second busiest airport on the island of Ireland after Dublin Airport. The airport serves up to 48 destinations, which include domestic flights, European flights and transatlantic flights to and from America and Canada.

    Also some flights operators that fly into Belfast include Continental, EasyJet, Jet2, Manx2, Wizz Air, Zoom, bmi baby and Aer Lingus, Flybe, BMI British Midland.

By Rail and Bus:

    Trains to Belfast, can arrive to 3 stations, the main is Belfast Central Station: Located on East Bridge Street in the city, is a railway station serving the city of Belfast in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is one of the four stations located in Belfast City Centre, the others are Great Victoria Street, City Hospital and Botanic; which are popular stops for the main entertainments area.

    Buses to Belfast can be reached from most towns and cities in Ireland, north and south, via the bus and rail network. The buses are operated by Ulsterbus.

    Most buses arriving in Belfast terminate at the Europa Buscentre, and most trains terminate at Belfast Central Station. Both of these are in the centre of Belfast.
By Sea:

  • Belfast Harbour: The Port of Belfast is Northern Ireland's principal maritime gateway, Belfast is Ireland's busiest ferry port with 1.2 million passengers.

  • Larne Harbour: Belfast can be reached by ferry from Liverpool in England and Stranraer in Scotland.

    Bangor Marina is situated on the south shore of Belfast Lough, close the Irish Sea cruising routes. The Marina is staffed 24 hours a day so there should always be someone on hand to provide any further information.

    The marina area at Carrickfergus boasts excellent amenities in the area around the Marina with a modern complex that offers restaurants, a childrens play facility, a hotel, a multi screen cinema, convenient superstore and a vibrant sailing club.

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