Located just five minutes from Belfast city centre, George Best Belfast City Airport is the UK and Ireland’s Most Convenient Airport.
Landing at Belfast City means visitors are just minutes away from the heart of the city and world-class hospitality it is renowned for.
The sightseeing can begin before you even get off the plane with the iconic Harland and Wolff cranes and the scenic Belfast Lough serving as key landmarks on the flightpath.
Hotels, bars and restaurants to suit all budgets can be enjoyed right across the city.
We recommend finding a cosy spot to enjoy a cold bar, or an artisan gin from a local distillery whilst you enjoy live music and revel in the city’s undeniable charm.
Belfast City Airport promises an average 6-minute security processing time and is regularly recognised as one of the UK’s Most Punctual Airports making it the most convenient way to land in or take off from Belfast.
Aer Lingus and Belfast City Airport look forward to welcoming you to Northern Ireland!
By road: Belfast City Airport is conveniently situated on the A2 Sydenham Bypass between Belfast and Holywood. If you're approaching Belfast from the South on the M1 or from the North on M2, follow the signs to Belfast City Airport, leading to the A2 Sydenham Bypass via the M3.
Public Transport: Sydenham train station is located opposite Belfast City Airport with regular services to Bangor and Belfast. There is a short walk from the train station to the terminal and a complimentary shuttle bus service is available for passengers.
The Airport Express 600 Bus Service operates every 30 minutes at peak times from the front of the terminal building to Belfast city centre.
Taxi: Value Cabs, the official taxi operator for Belfast City Airport, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for travel to and from the airport. The rank is located outside the main terminal building.
Join a free tour of Belfast’s City Hall, a beautiful Victorian building noted for its copper domes. Picnic on its grounds, stroll around the Titanic Memorial Garden, and see the statue of Queen Victoria. Then, venture to the Titanic Belfast, where you’ll find full-scale reconstructions, and explore the shipyard where they built the world’s most famous ship.
See the prairie dogs at the Belfast Zoo and discover exotic plants at the Botanic Gardens. Afterwards, take the family to the Ulster Transport Museum, 11 kilometres east of Belfast, where you’ll find everything from horse-drawn carts to locomotives. Then, head to the Victoria Square Shopping Centre and climb the viewing platform for 360-degree city views.
Join a pub crawl and discover Belfast’s famous bars, where the locals will greet you like an old friend. Explore the nightclubs around Queen’s University, and sample Irish ales at the bars along the Golden Mile.
Pack your walking shoes and explore the city centre on foot. Catch the city bus or call a taxi to travel faster between destinations. Check out the city’s bike guide and rent one through Belfast Bikes, a bike-sharing system.
With Aer Lingus' Pricelock, you can reserve your great deal on your flight to Belfast for a small deposit for up to 24 hours.