INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: UNDERSTANDING BACH'S B-MINOR MASS
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
-- London Heathrow
Air Berlin -- London
Stansted (With options to contact onto Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hanover,
Leipzig, Munster/ Osnabruck, Nuremberg, Paderborn and Vienna)
Flybe --- Aberdeen,
Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Exeter, Galway, Glasgow, Inverness, Jersey, Leeds/Bradford,
Liverpool, London Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle, Paris Charles de
Gaulle, Rennes, Robin Hood
Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton
-- Blackpool, Isle
CityJet -- London City
-- Isle of Man
-- Isle of Man, Blackpool.
Ryanair -- East Midlands, Glasgow and Liverpool
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.
Aer Lingus -- Amsterdam, Barcelona, Budapest, Faro Algarve,
Geneva, London/Heathrow, Malaga, Rome/DaVinci.
-- Birmingham, Cardiff,
Manchester, Nottingham EMA
(to USA) --- New
Alicante, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin Schoenefeld, Bristol, Edinburgh, Faro,
Glasgow, Ibiza, Krakow, Liverpool, London (Luton, Stansted, Gatwick),
Majorca (Palma), Malaga,
Newcastle, Nice, Paris CDG, Prague, Rome CIA, Venice Marco Polo.
flyglobespan -- Orlando
-- Leeds/Bradford, Barcelona, Blackpool, Chambery, Ibiza, Las Palmas
(Gran Canaria), Malaga T1 Ground Level, Milan (Bergamo), Murcia,
Palma, Pisa (Florence), Prague, Tenerife South, Toulouse
-- Isle of Man, Blackpool.
Wizz Air -- Katowice, Warsaw
Zoom (to Canada) ---
Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver
From the Airport to the University
- BUS: there is a frequent shuttle bus service called
Airport Express 300
to Belfast City Centre 24 hours a day. Single tickets costs £6, return £9,
which can be purchased from the driver. The bus terminates at Europa Bus
Centre, which is 15 minutes walking distance from the university.
- TAXI: there are many taxis waiting at the airport. It costs about
£25 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
takes you to Europa Bus Centre in Belfast. Both terminals are within 5 minutes
Last updated on 21 August 2007