Cheap Flights to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a breathtaking region that is clad in vibrant green grassy knolls, monumental coastlines where white-capped waves crash up against its shores, and miles of country roads that beg to be explored. It is a region that is rich with Celtic history that dates back thousands of years, and where you can find farm fresh produce and cuisine that has been passed down from generation to generation. Whether you are heading to Northern Ireland on business or for a vacation away from it all, be sure to book your flight with Skyscanner so you can snag the cheapest possible airfare.

Cheap Flights to Northern Ireland

Belfast International Airport (BFS) is the main airport of the region and hosts flights from easyJet, Ryanair, Wizz Air, and Virgin Atlantic all year long. There are also seasonal charter companies that fly into this airport during peak travel seasons. This airport is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Belfast

George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) is a local city airport that hosts commercial flights from British Airways, Flybe, and KLM. This is a single runway airport and a great option for those who want to avoid the larger crowds of Belfast International Airport. George Best Belfast Airport is located less than five miles from the downtown core.

If you are flying to Belfast from the United States, you should be prepared to catch at least one connecting flight during your travels. You can find cheap airplane tickets to this region for less than $1200 When you book your flight using Skyscanner's free booking tool.

Ground Transportation in Northern Ireland

Once you land at the airport, there are plenty of ground transportation options to get you into downtown Belfast and the surrounding communities. Check with your hotel to see if they offer complimentary hotel shuttles to and from the airport. You can also arrange for a taxi or private tour service, hop on a tram, catch the city bus, or ride the train. In order to make the most of your visit, it is recommended that you rent a car so you can travel the countryside and visit some of the out of town attractions. Use Skyscanner's car rental tool to take advantage of the cheapest price.

Northern Island Travel Tips

Northern Ireland is seven hours ahead of the Central Time Zone of the United States. It has a maritime climate that experiences cold and wet winters and temperate summer temperatures. Northern Ireland is safe for U.S. travelers despite occasional civil unrest that occurs in the region. In order to save the most money on your trip to Northern Ireland, plan your visit during the fall and spring months. Northern Ireland has events and festivals going on all year long. March is an especially fun time of year to travel to Ireland so you can take part in the Saint Patrick's Day celebrations.

Attractions in Northern Ireland

Belfast is home to all things Titanic and you will have a wonderful experience stepping back in time and learning more about this iconic ship while visiting the city. You can visit Rayanne House Private Dining and sample the last menu served to the first class guests aboard the Titanic before it sank. There is also a six-level Titanic Belfast museum that is loaded with information and artifacts about the ship. Fans of HBO's Game of Thrones can reserve a spot on the seven-hour Game of Thrones private tour, which features narrated tours of the filming sets and an intimate look at the city of Belfast.

Flights to Northern Ireland

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