Cheap flights from Aberdeen to Belfast

The capital of Northern Ireland – Belfast offers visitors an incredible amount to see and do, including the Titanic museum, zoological gardens and Belfast City Hall. It’s one of the best places to visit in Northern Ireland and has a fascinating history that includes being the birthplace of the Titanic. Getting to Belfast from Aberdeen is very easy and flights from Aberdeen to Belfast City run regularly throughout the year.

Aberdeen Airport Facilities

Aberdeen Airport has plenty of shops and restaurants as well as other services and facilities you’d expect to find at a modern airport. These include –

  • Cash machines
  • Family facilities
  • Information point
  • Internet access
  • Left luggage
  • Lost property
  • Lounges
  • Medical help
  • Smoking areas
  • Wi-fi

The business lounge has complimentary drinks and snacks as well as views of the runway.

Flight Time from Aberdeen to Belfast City

A direct from flight Aberdeen to Belfast City takes approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Getting to Aberdeen Airport

Aberdeen Airport is located roughly 7 miles northwest of the city centre and is quite easy to get to by any means of transport.

If you’re travelling by car then you can get to it via the A96.

If you want to get to the airport by bus, then there are regular services that run from Aberdeen city centre. If you’re travelling from outside Aberdeen, you can get a coach to the Guild Street bus station in the centre of Aberdeen and then get a bus to the airport from there.

Dyce is the nearest train station to the airport – about two miles away. It can easily be reached by taxi.

Getting to Belfast City Centre

Getting to Belfast city centre from the airport is incredibly easy since it’s located just 5 minutes away and there are plenty of transport options.

There are multiple car hire companies based at Belfast City Airport and it’s very easy to get to the city centre by car. You simply follow the signs from the A2 Sydenham Bypass.

You can get a train at Sydenham train station, which is just a 5-10 minute ride from the city centre.

There are regular bus services going from the airport to the city centre too, running every 30 minutes during peak times.

There’s also a taxi rank located directly outside the terminal, with cabs operating 24/7.

Things to See & Do in Belfast

There are plenty of great things to see and do in Belfast. Below are some of the main highlights.  

Titanic Belfast

Being the birthplace of the Titanic, it makes sense that Belfast has its own Titanic museum and it’s certainly worth paying a visit. The 9 interactive galleries in the museum enable you to experience the Titanic story in a unique and compelling way. There’s also a discovery tour and things to do around the museum building, such as riding a Segway.

Belfast Castle

If you’re looking to explore the rich cultural history of Belfast, then Belfast Castle is the perfect place to do it. Sitting 400 feet above sea level, it’s not only incredibly impressive to look at but has a fascinating history too. There are plenty of tours available that allow you to learn about the incredible history of the castle if you’re interested or you can simply take in its incredible beauty.

Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Gardens in Belfast contains an incredible collection of tree and plant species and is popular with all types of visitors. Made from curved iron and glass – the greenhouse is particularly impressive and there are many walking routes round the gardens, making it a perfect place to visit during the summer.

Belfast City Hall

Belfast City Hall at Donegall Square is a great place to learn about the history of the city, with free public tours available every day. If you visit during the night, then you’ll be able to see the illuminations that light up the building in a beautiful array of colours.

Best time of the year to visit Belfast

Belfast has a very similar climate to the rest of the UK, which unfortunately means the weather can be quite unpredictable even during the summer. That being said - if sun is what you’re after then it’s best to visit during the peak summer months between June and August.

Of course, you can still have a great time in Belfast at other times of the year including autumn and winter, you’ll just need to wrap up more.

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