Belfast, 2-4 November 2007

Travelling to Belfast

Belfast is easily accessible from other cities in the UK and Europe with regular scheduled flights coming into both Belfast City and Belfast International Airports. Travel from most UK destinations takes just over 1 hour.

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)

George Best Belfast City Airport is situated in East Belfast only 3.2 kilometres (2 miles) from Belfast City Centre. The airport was formerly known as Belfast City Airport until it was renamed in 2006 in memory of George Best, the famous footballer associated with East Belfast.

From the airport to the university, please take a taxi, which should cost no more than 5.

Belfast International Airport (BFS)

Belfast International Airport is located some 21 kilometres (13 miles) northwest of Belfast. It is also known as Aldergrove, after the village of that name lying immediately to the west of the airport. Belfast International is the 11th busiest airport in the UK in terms of passenger numbers and it is the busiest airport in Northern Ireland.

From the Airport to the University

Dublin Airport (DUB)

Dublin Airport is situated approximately two hours from Belfast by road or rail, with regular and direct coach transfers running from the airport to Belfast city centre. There are 36 international daily flights operating into the airport, linking Dublin directly to many European and International cities.

There are two bus operators connecting the Dublin Airport and Belfast City Centre in just over 2 hours. Aircoach will take you to Jury's Hotel in Belfast, while Bus Eireann takes you to Europa Bus Centre in Belfast. Both terminals are within 5 minutes walking distance.

Last updated on 21 August 2007