Getting to or from Belfast City Airport couldn't be easier as we are located just 5 minutes from Belfast city centre and have excellent links to public transport and all major roads, routes and motorways in and out of Belfast.

In this section, you'll find all the information you need to help you plan your airport journey.


By Car


The airport is conveniently located on the A2 Sydenham Bypass road between Belfast and Holywood, just 5 minutes outside of Belfast’s bustling city centre. Those approaching Belfast from the South on the M1 or from the North on M2 should follow the signs to Belfast City Airport, leading to the A2 Sydenham Bypass via the M3.
 
Postcode for satellite navigation: BT3 9JH 

 

By Train


Translink operates NIRailways train services across Northern Ireland. When travelling to the airport by train, you'll want to disembark at Sydenham train station. When travelling from the airport, board the train at Sydenham train station and travel to either Belfast Central station or Great Victoria Street station, which are both just a convenient 5-10 minute journey away. From either of these train stations, you can then make onwards connections to various popular locations across Northern Ireland and even down into the South of Ireland.
 
Train services depart from Sydenham train station regularly during peak times.

*Please note - there is a footbridge which passengers must cross either going to or coming from Sydenham train station. Therefore, we would advise passengers against this transport option if they have reduced mobility or experience difficulty when using steps.

For your convenience, the airport operates a FREE shuttle bus service between the airport terminal and Sydenham train station. Should you require the shuttle service from the airport to the rail halt, please go to the Airport Parking Services desk on arrival with your request. A member of our team will signal the shuttle bus to collect you from the front of terminal.

Should you require the service from the train station to the airport terminal, there is a telephone located on the airport side at the railway halt. Use this freephone service to dial: 07701281835 and request the shuttle service.

Visit the NI Railways website for further information

NI Railways Translink


By Bus 



Belfast City Airport has a designated Airport Express 600 Service with buses every 30 minutes at peak times from the front of the terminal building to the centre of town. The journey only takes around 10 minutes

Airport Express 600 Service (Belfast City Centre – George Best Belfast City Airport)

Tickets are available from the tourist information desk in arrivals or from the driver.

Timetables and pricing are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Translink. For further information, up-to-date timetables and fares, visit the Translink website

Translink

Airporter – the bus to visit Derry/Londonderry

The Airporter bus stop is located at the same bus shelter as the Airport Express 600, immediately in front of the airport terminal. There are frequent departures daily Monday – Friday; with a reduced schedule of departures on Saturday & Sunday.

Book online at Airporter or purchase at the Tourist Information Desk in our main concourse.

Timetables are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Airporter. For more information on the Airporter service, please telephone +44 (0) 287126 9996

Airporter Logo


By Bicycle


Bicycle parking is available in our Short Stay Car Park which is closest to the terminal. The upgraded Greenway runs from the city centre to the airport, providing a scenic, direct and traffic-free route for cyclists.

 

By Taxi





Value Cabs, the official taxi operator for Belfast City Airport, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for travel to the airport before a flight or from the airport on arrival.
 
Our approved taxi partner operates from the airport taxi rank right outside the terminal building, meaning you can be in a taxi and on your way to one of Belfast’s major attractions or hotels, located just 5 minutes away, within minutes of landing.

The approximate cost of a taxi to Belfast City Centre from Belfast City Airport with our approved taxi provider is £10.00 (including £2 surcharge). All fares are subject to a £2 surcharge.
 
Wheel-chair accessible taxis are available on request from Value Cabs should passengers require them.

For more information or to book a taxi, (028) 90 809080, visit the Value Cabs website or stop by the depot in our main concourse when you land.

 

Car Hire


If you need to hire a car in order to get to or from Belfast City Airport, please visit our dedicated car hire section