If you’re looking for a city break that is sure to charm you, book cheap flights to Belfast from London and explore Northern Ireland’s lovely capital. For practical information about your London to Belfast cheap flights, keep reading!
London Stansted airport
London Stansted Airport is very well connected by bus, rail and road, with plenty of options available to you no matter how you prefer to get to the airport for your London to Belfast flights. For travel from London’s city centre, the Stansted Express train service is probably the most efficient way to go. Trains leave from London Liverpool Street station every 15 minutes. A cheaper option is the National Express coach service, which takes about 1 hour 50 minutes from London Victoria.
Arrive for you cheap flights from London to Belfast with Ryanair in good time, because although Stansted’s security queues move fairly fast, it’s a busy airport and you may have to queue for a while.
Once you’ve checked in:
Once you’ve checked in any bags and have passed through security, you’ll find lots to keep you occupied in Stansted while you await your flights from London to Belfast. Whether you’re hungry, in the mood for a cheeky tipple, or want to indulge in some retail therapy, you’ll find what you want in one of Stansted’s superb shops, restaurants, bars and cafés.
Free Wi-fi is available at Stansted airport so that you can stay connected while you await your flights to Belfast from London; simply log in from your device and enjoy up to four hours online.
What to Expect on Arrival in Belfast:
Belfast International Airport is located just over 20km from the city itself, near a village called Aldergrove. After Dublin Airport it’s the second busiest airport on the island of Ireland, and as such it’s well connected. When you land from your London to Belfast flights, you’ll find lots of regular and reliable bus routes in to the city centre, or to nearby train stations where you can take connecting trains. If you’ve chosen to hire a car to explore Belfast and the surrounding areas, you’ll find the car rental desks in the arrivals hall.
Belfast is a wonderful city, and one that has really blossomed into a vibrant, arty, and cosmopolitan place after living through a difficult history. Today it’s a joy to explore; full of superb attractions, buzzing bars and pubs, and renowned restaurants. Of course you won’t want to miss the Titanic museum, where you can learn all about the building of the Titanic as you explore the shipyard and even the ‘decks’ of the ship. Take a few hours to wander round Ulster Museum too, and experience 9000 years of Irish culture and history. Do go and see the Peace Walls, and Belfast’s famous murals. If you can, leave the city and go see the Giant’s Causeway, the Dark Hedges, and maybe stop to sample the local whiskey in Bushmills distillery.
Belfast is not a very large city, so you can find a Belfast hotel anywhere in or close to the city centre and you won’t have to travel far to get to the city’s main sights. You can book your hotel online with Ryanair Rooms while you book your cheap flights from London to Belfast.
Five Fun Facts about Belfast:
Fly London to Belfast: Practical Information
Flights from London to Belfast are short, you’ll be in the air for just one hour and fifteen minutes before it’s wheels down in Belfast.
Northern Ireland uses the pound sterling, and you will find standard English notes in circulation as well as sterling from Northern Irish banks. All of these notes are generally accepted throughout Northern Ireland, although you might not want to bring your NI notes back to the UK with you, as they are not always accepted there!