Cheap Flights to Belfast International

Belfast International overview

Belfast International Airport is situated just 21km (13 miles) northwest of Belfast, Northern Ireland’s capital. It’s Ireland’s second-busiest airport, after Dublin. The airport is the gateway to Northern Ireland and Belfast, a city steeped in a rich and once troubled history.

Belfast International Airport was originally named the Aldergrove Airport after a nearby village. In 1983, it became Belfast International Airport. With the passing of the Troubles, Belfast – and Northern Ireland – has been working hard to establish itself as a tourist destination.

One way of making its mark for tourists is by housing popular low-cost carriers such as Thomson Airways,, easyJet, Thomas Cook Airlines and Aer Lingus. Belfast is becoming increasingly popular as a weekend break and cheap flights to Belfast International Airport can be booked on most European carriers, but particularly on the low-cost airlines.

The Guardian/Observer Travel Awards placed Belfast in the top five best cities for a break. Belfast Airport is the ideal gateway to a relaxing and rewarding holiday in Northern Ireland.

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How much do things cost in Belfast?

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
$ 1.91
$ 4.50
Local draught beer (0.5 litre)
$ 6.42
Cheap meal
$ 17.83
Large bottle of water
$ 1.70
Bottle of wine
$ 10.70
Loaf of white bread
$ 1.76
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
$ 17.37
Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
$ 95.37
Pair of Nike shoes
$ 102.90
How much does transport cost in Belfast?
1 km taxi journey
$ 1
Petrol (1 litre)
$ 2
One-way ticket (local transport)
$ 4
1 hour taxi waiting fee
$ 24

International departures to Belfast International