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Belfast Airport

Everything you need to know about Belfast airport

If you're looking for information about Belfast airport, look no further. We can tell you everything you need to know, from what to pack to the facilities at the terminal. Make the start of your holiday as stress-free as possible - swot up before you fly.

Facilities at Belfast - pass the time before you fly

You'll find plenty to do at Belfast airport. There's a wide variety of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as currency exchange, an executive lounge, and a quiet room. Grab a bite to eat or get those last minute holiday essentials before you board the plane.

Getting to Belfast airport

Belfast International airport is 18 miles north-west of Belfast. It's easily accessed by main roads and motorways.
For detailed directions visit our directions page. Driving to the airport? We recommend pre-booking Belfast parking and you could save up to 60%. It's also possible to combine parking with an airport hotel.

Interested in live traffic at Belfast Airport? Then please visit our page for further information.

Belfast airport by rail

Rail services to and from Belfast, Lisburn and Londonderry run from the nearby town of Antrim, just six miles from Belfast airport. Antrim train station can be reached by taxi or by the 109A bus service. The bus runs hourly from outside the airport. Passengers travelling to Dublin can catch the high speed Enterprise train, which leaves from Belfast Central station.

Belfast airport by bus

The Airport Express 300 runs a 24 hour service between the airport and Belfast. Buses depart every 15 minutes throughout the day from Monday to Friday. The buses come less often at off-peak times and weekends.The Airport Express 300 leaves from the bus stop opposite the terminal exit. Tickets can be bought from the tourist information desk in arrivals or from the driver.

Belfast hand luggage information

  • Liquids are allowed in containers of up to 100ml
  • Pushchairs and wheelchairs are allowed after they have been screened
  • Laptops are now allowed in hand luggage
  • Some airlines allow no more than one item
  • Dimensions no bigger than H:56cm x W:45cm x D:25cm
  • No more than one bag of liquids is allowed per person

For more information about baggage restrictions including hand luggage allowance and liquid containers, see our Belfast baggage and security page.