How do you get to Belfast from UK?

How do you get to Belfast without flying?

There are several ferry options for travelling between the UK and the island of Ireland: you can choose a fast ferry or slow ferry, travel by foot or as a car passenger to Dublin, Cork and Rosslare in the Republic of Ireland, or Larne and Belfast in Northern Ireland.

Can I visit Belfast from the UK?

They follow a system of ‘red list countries’ and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world, referred to as ‘non red-list countries’. Only British or Irish nationals, or those with residency rights in the UK, are permitted to travel to Northern Ireland from a red list country.

Can you travel from England to Belfast without a passport?

Officially, UK citizens do not require a passport to enter Northern Ireland, but carriers by air or sea require some form of identification with a photograph. … Other forms of acceptable identity include a driving license with a photograph.

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What airport do you fly into for Belfast?

There are 2 airports that serve Belfast; George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD) and Belfast International Airport (BFS). George Best Belfast City Airport is the closest at just 3 miles away and when using the Translink line 1 train service, you can get into central Belfast in 5 minutes.

Is Belfast easy to get around?

Belfast is compact and bijou, so getting around the city is easy on foot, by bike or by taxi. However, if you want to wander a little further afield then we’ve got a network of transport options which will get you to your desired destination.

What ferries go to Belfast from UK?

There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between England and Northern Ireland operated by 1 ferry company – Stena Line. The Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 8 hours.

Do I need a Covid test to fly to Belfast from England?

If you’re travelling from within the Common Travel Area (CTA) and staying overnight in Northern Ireland, you should take a rapid lateral flow device test (LFD) before you begin your journey. … You should not travel to Northern Ireland if you have COVID-19 symptoms, or have received a positive COVID-19 result.

How long is the ferry to Belfast?

The crossing time is approximately 8 hours with a choice of both day and night sailings. No matter how many times you go, there’s so much to see in Belfast, you’ll find yourself drawn back to Ireland time and time again!

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Can I fly to Belfast?

Belfast International Airport is open and and operational . Please check with your airline for latest updates. We urge all passengers to adhere to the Government guidance regarding travel. Click here for the latest restrictions imposed by the UK Government.

Do I need a Covid test to fly to Belfast?

Do I need a COVID-19 test to enter Belfast, and if so, which one? No. Domestic travel for passengers originating within the UK is currently unrestricted. Travel restrictions remain in place for travel between Northern Ireland and the rest of the world.

What ferries go to Northern Ireland?

Which ferries go to Northern Ireland? Ferries to Northern Ireland sail from Cairnryan and Liverpool. P&O Ferries and Stena Line operate these ferry routes with over 50 weekly sailings.

Do you need a passport for the ferry to Belfast?

It is compulsory for all passengers (including babies) to have their own valid passport or officially recognised European Union I.D. card when travelling to and from Ireland or France. In some cases, a visa may also be required. If you are driving a vehicle you will also need a valid driving licence.

What UK airports fly direct to Belfast?

From Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds / Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle and Nottingham, all direct flights to Belfast International are operated by easyJet.

Where can I fly to Belfast from in the UK?

There are flights between Belfast International Airport and all major UK destinations, including Birmingham (BHX), Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA), Liverpool (LPL), Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle (NCL), as well as from London’s Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN) and Stansted (STN) airports.

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Does Belfast have 2 airports?

Belfast is served by two airports. Belfast International Airport (BFS), is approximately 20 miles from Belfast city centre and handles both international and domestic flights.