Fun facts about Belfast Airport
If it’s good enough for the former President of the United States, then it’s good enough for us.
Back in 1995 Air Force One landed on the airport grounds with former president Bill Clinton and First Lady Hilary Clinton. With the celebrity appeal and knock-out facilities, it’s no wonder 5.1 million holidaymakers start their adventures from Belfast International Airport.
Covering all corners of the globe
Taking you to exciting destinations since 1917, you can now choose to fly to 18 countries and over 50 destinations. With all that choice, it’s easy to bag yourself a cheap holiday from Belfast International Airport.
Before you know it you’ll be jetting off to sunnier climates with Thomas Cook, or your experts in package holidays TUI will whisk you away on the holiday of a lifetime to sun-filled places like Corfu, the Canary Islands and Verona.
Flights depart the airport all year-round so once you’ve had enough of the dull Irish weather, Belfast International Airport is ready and waiting.
Let those pre-flight hours fly by
Your last minute holiday extras are completely covered with an array of shops packed with travel essentials.
Once you catch sight of all the latest cosmetics, fragrances, fashion accessories and confectionary treats in Aelia Duty Free, you’ll be using that classic ‘I’m on holiday, so I might as well treat myself’ excuse.
Don’t let baggage restrictions stop you either, the collect on return service means you don’t have to worry about how you’ll carry all those discounted goods on the plane, you can simply drop them off and pick them up once you return.
Find yourself lured in by the smell of grilled steaks, beef burgers and cheesy pizzas with five delicious eateries. Enjoy views of the airfield in the Fed and Watered, whilst you’re waited on hand and foot with award winning wines, ice cold beers and tasty treats.
Is the tannoy calling your name? Grab a quick bite from Burger King after catching major sporting events in The Lagan Bar.
Once you’ve hit WHSmiths and grabbed yourself the latest novel, you’ll be looking for a quiet place to read it. Luckily for you the Causeway Lounge provides you with that little slice of luxury and relaxation you need before you start your journey.
Hide away and head straight for the buffet counter of delicious treats and complimentary drinks. Then plonk yourself in front of the TV and connect your phone to the super-fast Wi-Fi, time will fly by.
Making your way to Belfast Airport
Don’t worry about transportation because with regular buses, taxis and easily accessible road links, even last minute holidays from Belfast International Airport are a breeze. You might not need your sat-nav due to the helpful signposts along the M2 and M1 but, just in case, you’ll find the airport with postcode BT29 4AB.
Say goodbye to hunting down parking spots, with 8,000 spaces just outside the terminal doors you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Heading on a short break or business trip? Moments away from the check-in desks is the conveniently located main car park, you don’t have to book but we recommend doing so as turn-up prices being a little more expensive.
If you’re one of those lucky folk heading on a two week All Inclusive holiday from Belfast International Airport, the long stay car park will suit you just fine. It’s only a six-minute walk away from the airport but there are shuttle buses available upon request.
Rest knowing your car will be monitored daily with CCTV and secure barrier controls manned 24 hours a day.
You might be tempted to jump on a bus with the fast and frequent connections to the airport grounds. Getting you there and back is the Airport Express 300, you’ll find this situated at Belfast Europa Bus Centre, or for those of you who live locally, it also stops at Templepatrick and Royal Avenue.
If you’re returning from your holiday you’ll find it is located opposite the terminal exit. It will roughly take 30 to 40 minutes to get you to and from the airport, but you won’t have to worry about parking.
Nearby hotels and facilities
For the budget conscious, it’s worth noting guests can often park their cars for the duration of their holiday for free in the hotel’s car park. Rest your head in the Maldron Hotel for the night and let those morning rush troubles fade away.
You’ll have everything you need at your fingertips from the free Wi-Fi which allows you to upload a cheeky Instagram snap, as well as the opportunity to enjoy top class cuisine in the Grain and Grill restaurant.
If you want to be a little closer to the Irish action, you can stay close by in the Holiday Inn Express or Ballyrobin Country Lodge. Extending your holiday from Belfast International Airport is exactly what you need to get you into the holiday spirit.
Popular holiday destinations from Belfast International
Looking to book your dream holiday from Belfast International? You’re in the right place. We offer a fantastic range of package holidays from Belfast International including flights to destinations across Europe. With flights from Belfast International to Turkey, Costa Dorada and Bulgaria on offer, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re looking to travel alone, as part of a group of friends or with your partner and loved ones, there’s something for every type of traveller.
Take a look at our best deals and cheap flights from Belfast International today and grab yourself a bargain. Save money on your holiday and treat yourself while you’re there to some extras, you deserve it. Flights from Belfast International can be found to destinations across the globe and with our helpful tool, you can find your next adventure right away. From all inclusive to cheap family holidays, we’ve got it all.