George Best Belfast City Airport General Info
Belfast City Airport has developed into a major regional airport, handling more than 1.74 million passengers each year, and providing a service to the main regional centres throughout the United Kingdom. The airport has one terminal, with airlines mainly arriving from major cities in the UK. Airports served include; London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Southampton, Newcastle, Birmingham, Leeds and Bristol.
A shuttle bus service runs between the Airport Terminal and the adjacent rail halt at Sydenham. There is a twice hourly rail service (06:00-18:00 Monday-Friday) to Central and Victoria Street Stations, and the service is hourly after 18:00. From Central Station you may connect to the rest of the rail network in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
There is also a direct bus link from the Airport terminal to Belfast Europa Bus Centre adjacent to the Europa Hotel, leaving every 40 minutes. This service operates beween 06:25 and 21:50, and costs £2.50 for a single journey. No. 21 Citybus operates every 20 minutes from Sydenham to City Hall, with the stop located just five minutes walk from the terminal. Further services include the Airporter bus service, which operates 6 coaches daily to Londonderry.
Approved taxis run from the airport taxi rank directly outside the terminal building, with fares to Belfast city centre (approx £6).
If driving from the city centre, follow the signs for City Airport/Bangor on the Sydenham Bypass (A2). The airport is located 3km from the city centre on the left hand-side. From the west and south, take Westlink M3 in the Bangor direction and the airport is 1 mile on the left of the Sydenham bypass (A2). From the north, take the M3 towards Bangor and the airport is 1 mile on the left of the Sydenham bypass (A2).
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS
The Information Desk and reservation centre are located on the Arrivals concourse
BELFAST CITY AIRPORT LOCATION
Dooley Car Rentals Belfast City Airport Opening Times
We offer a meet and greet service. Let us know what time your flight is due in and we will arrange for one of our staff to meet you at the information desk at the arrivals. It could not be simpler. Our operational times for this service at Belfast City are as follows. However we can provide this service later by prior arrangement. Please not that a late fee of £15 will apply.