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Belfast City Airport

Our detailed guide to Belfast City airport

Belfast City airport also know as George Best Belfast City airport currently serves over two and a half million passengers each year. The airport handles around 40 per cent of the scheduled domestic air traffic to and from Northern Ireland.

What facilities are available at Belfast City airport?

Facilities at Belfast City airport include a bar, a Costa Coffee, a few food outlets, two shops, a bureau de change, cash dispensers and internet access areas - grab those last minute holiday essentials or simply relax.

Getting to Belfast City airport

On the southern shore of Belfast Lough, Belfast City airport is located on the A2, Sydenham by pass road between Belfast and Holywood. The airport is easily accessible by a number of major roads. For full directions visit our directions page. Don't forget to pre-book your car parking at Belfast City airport.

Parking at Belfast City airport

Don't be stung by the price of airport parking by just turning up and paying the gate rate. Pre-book through Holiday Extras - the UK market leader and you could save yourself some money. We offer the Long Stay car park - do a search and reserve your space today.

Belfast City airport by rail or bus

Translink run a twice hourly service between 6am to 11pm from Monday to Friday to Central and Victoria Street stations. This service is hourly on Sundays between 9am to 10pm. Connections from Central Station to the rest of the rail network throughout Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic are available as well. A regular bus runs between the airport and the train station at Sydenham.
The Airport Express 600 bus runs daily from 5.30am to 10.05pm every 20 minutes from outside the airport to the Belfast Europa Bus Centre.

Belfast City hand luggage

  • Liquids are allowed in containers of up to 100ml
  • 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
  • Liquids should be in a single, clear, re-sealable bag - 20cm x 20cm

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