Flights from all major UK and European cities arrive at either of Belfast’s two airports. Belfast International is 19 miles from the city centre, and George Best Belfast City Airport three miles from the city centre.
Stena Line sails up to six times a day between Belfast and Cairnryan, and up to twice a day between Belfast and Liverpool. P&O sails up to nine times a day from Cairnryan to Larne, and twice a day from Troon to Larne from the end of March to end of September.
Translink Metro buses are very regular throughout the day. A single journey bus ticket starts at £1.60. Smartlink day tickets start at £3.00 off peak or £3.50 unlimited See translink.co.uk
Lines run between Belfast and Dublin, Larne, Londonderry and points in between. For routes and fares, visit translink.co.uk.
Contact Translink 028 90 66 66 30 or visit translink.co.uk for up-to-date timetable information.
If you have time during your visit, or are staying in Ireland, you may want to soak in some more Irish culture, by visiting some popular tourist destinations. Here are some of our suggestions:
Image attribution: Albert Bridge / Flower bed, Botanic Gardens, Belfast / CC BY-SA 2.0
Not got long? A quick way to see a bit of everything!
A no-nonsense philosophy means Bullitt have ditched the expensive mini-bars, bellboys and butlers so that they can deliver a top-quality service with no hidden costs. That means stylish, comfy rooms; fresh, local food; delicious drinks and an eclectic events calendar, all in the heart of Belfast city centre.Visit the website
This elegant hotel dating from 1899 is a 9-minute walk from Peace Bridge and the murals in Bogside, and a 15-minute walk from Londonderry railway station.Visit the website