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5 flights delayed by >3 hours

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Belfast International Airport is in Northern Ireland, located 21 km from Belfast’s city centre. In 2018 more than 6.3 million air passengers were recorded. It is the base for easyJet, and Ryanair.


Airport Rd, Belfast BT29 4AB, United Kingdom

Arrivals (flight irregularity)

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Departures (flight irregularity)

Flight # Airline To Expected Arrival Actual Arrival

Belfast International Airport transfer time

It is essential to be aware of the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in an airport when the route has a connecting flight. It is advisable to look this up before booking a ticket. The MCT is also a determining factor when a passenger needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT in Belfast International Airport for connecting flights.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 45 min.
  • Between international flights: 50 min.

Belfast International Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sectors or separate buildings which make it possible for air travellers to transfer between ground transport and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from the aircraft. It is essential to confirm which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, as terminals in bigger airports may be far away from each other and passengers can need more time to get to the necessary one. There is 1 Terminal in Belfast International Airport.

Terminal 1 – easyJet,, Ryanair, Wizz Air and others

Transport from Belfast Airport to city centre

It may be difficult when travelling to a destination for the first time to find the most convenient way to get to the city centre. Public transport is not always available immediately at the airport and taxis may be pricey. Our recommendation is to check all transport possibilities ahead of the flight to make sure you choose the best option for your trip.

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Belfast Airport bus

  • Airport Express 300
    Direction: Belfast
  • Ulsterbus 109A
    Direction: Lisburn

Belfast Airport taxi

  • Pick up point: outside the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 30 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 40 EUR

Where to have a rest in Belfast Airport

Sometimes you might experience a long wait between flights, for example, an overnight layover or a delayed flight until the following day. In such cases, it is important to know the places in the airport where you can have a nice rest or spend time before your flight.

Belfast Airport lounge

Airport lounges provide passengers with the benefit of waiting for their flight in a comfortable environment and provide services - for example food and drinks, WIFI, spaces to relax in and showers.

  • The Causeway Lounge
    Location: Departures
    Opening hours: 05:00 AM - 09:15 PM, daily

Belfast Airport hotels

Sometimes when the lounge isn’t suitable for sleeping, or your flight leaves the following day, you may need to stay for the night in a hotel nearby. Sometimes hotels are situated in the airport building, however at others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to the closest one. In the event you decide to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have selected some comfortable alternatives for you.

Where to eat in Belfast International Airport BFS

Feeling hungry or thirsty when travelling is the last thing you want. We have a variety of options for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a relaxing dinner during a layover, or a bite to take on board with you.

  • Starbucks
    Description: coffee, drinks, desserts, sandwiches, snacks
  • Burger King
    Description: fast food restaurant
  • Caffe Ritazza
    Description: coffee & bakery products
  • Coco Diablo
    Description: Mexican cantina
  • Chopped
    Description: food to go, salads and wraps

Belfast International Airport shops

If you are that type of traveller who tends to leave your holiday souvenir buying to the very last minute, or simply need to kill some time before flying, then it’s worth visiting the airport shops. Our guide below can help you to discover the ideal shopping spots for your requirements.

  • Aelia
    Description: Duty Free
  • Discover Belfast’s
    Description: souvenirs
  • Dixons Travel
    Description: electrical store
  • JD Sports
    Description: sportswear
  • WHSmith
    Description: newspapers, magazines, books, drinks, snacks, and sweets

Belfast International Airport car hire

Some parts of the world are worth travelling through by car, or it might more appropriate for your trip to drive. To make it easier for you to pick the right car rental company for your journey, we have provided a list below.

  • Europcar
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 371 384 3426
  • Avis
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 07:00 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 289 445 2642
  • Budget
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 05:30 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 289 442 3332
  • Enterprise
    Location: Airport area
    Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 11:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 289 445 1940

Other services in Belfast BFS Airport

  • Lost & Found
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
    Contact: +44 751 558 8507, email:

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