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Approximate Travel Distance
Approximate Flight Duration
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392 Km
1 hour 10 min
George Best Belfast City Airport

Cheapest Cardiff Belfast Flight Tickets

25 Apr 2024
from £3954

Transportation to Cardiff Airport from the City Center

Cardiff Airport is located 20 km from the city center. The airport is accessible by taxi, bus, train, or rental car.

Taxi

Although there are many transportation alternatives available to get to the airport from the city center, taxis are among the most preferred means of transport because they are both fast and reliable. You can easily find a taxi in every part of the city. It takes about 30 minutes to get to Cardiff Airport from the city center by taxi.

Bus

Buses are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city. Bus line T9 operates from 4:10 am to 11:50 pm on weekdays and from 5:10 am to 11:50 pm on the weekends. Buses provide easy transportation to Cardiff Airport. It takes between 45 minutes to an hour to get to the airport by bus, depending on the traffic conditions.

Train

Trains are another transportation alternative to get to Cardiff Airport. Trains depart from the train station in the city center and provide transportation to the Rhoose Cardiff International Airport Railway Station, which is located in close proximity to the airport and linked to the airport by shuttle bus. It takes about 30 minutes to get to this station by train. However, because you have to transfer to a bus from the station, traveling by train is a bit more troublesome. That’s why trains are a less preferred means of transportation when compared to other options. Nevertheless, if you want to take the train, know that the fare is quite reasonable and that there are shuttle buses waiting at the station that provide transportation to the departures terminal.

Rental Car

Those who want to drive to the airport should consider renting a car. Renting a car from one of the various rental car companies located in the city or booking a vehicle online is very easy. Rental car companies in the city that you can choose from include Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Budget, and Enterprise.

Airport Information

Cardiff Airport operates passenger services out of one terminal building and is renowned for its international flight services. The terminal building offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs, including free internet access, ATMs, charging stations and more.

The expansive lounges that passengers can use to relax or pass the time are open between 5 am and 9 pm on weekdays and 5 am to 5 pm on weekends. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at Caffe Ritazza, Caffi Cwtch and The Beer House. Passengers can also go shopping for affordable products at the Nuance Tax and Duty Free shop.

Last Updated: 01 Feb 2017

Transportation to Belfast City Center from Airport

Belfast International Airport is located about 23 km from the city center. The airport offers convenient transportation alternatives to get to the city. You can get to the city by car, bus, taxi, or rental car.

Bus

One of the most economic transportation alternatives to get to the city center from the airport is by bus. The Airport Express 300 buses are also a convenient way to get to the city. Buses to the city take off from the stop located right next to the terminal exit. Buses offer regular service between the airport and the city center 7 days a week. Buses departing from Belfast International Airport pass through Templepatrick, Royal Avenue and Belfast Europa Buscentre. Airport Express 300 buses take between 30 to 40 minutes to get to the city center, depending on traffic.

Buses from the airport to the city cost 7.5 pounds for a one way ticket. If you purchase a round trip ticket then the total comes out to 10.50 pounds, which is more economical. If you travel between Belfast International Airport and the city center frequently then it would be more practical to purchase a multi-journey card. These cards are valid for 10 journeys and cost 48 pounds.

Car

You can get to the city center from Belfast International Airport by car in a short amount of time via the A57 and then by connecting to the M2. If you are visiting Belfast for the first time you run the risk of getting lost. We recommend using a GPS device to help navigate your way to the city. The airport contains short-term and long-term parking lots for those considering traveling to and from the airport by car.

Taxi

Another transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport is by taxi. Taxis are a convenient and fast alternative. The official taxi operator at the airport is the International Airport Taxi Company. Taxis are readily available at the airport 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A list of sample fares can be found displayed in the exit hall.    

A taxi to the city center from Belfast International Airport costs an average of 30-40 pounds, a taxi to Ballymena from the airport costs 27 pounds, and a taxi to Lisburn city center from the airport costs around 30 pounds. For more detailed information about taxi services at the airport you can call +44 (0) 28 9448 4353 before your flight or visit www.belfastairporttaxix.com.

Rental Car

There are international rental car companies located at Belfast International Airport. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Enterprise, National, Alamo, Europcar, Hertz, and Budget. To contact National, Alamo, and Enterprise call +44 (0) 28 94451940, to contact Europcar call +44 (0) 28 9445 9747, and to contact Hertz call +44 (0) 28 9442 2533. After you rent a car, we recommend getting a city map or using a GPS device to help navigate your way to the city. 

Last Updated: 08 Nov 2016

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Which airports can I use for Cardiff-Belfast flights?

For Cardiff-Belfast flights, you can use Cardiff Airport as departure airport, and Belfast International Airport, George Best Belfast City Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Cardiff-Belfast and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Cardiff-Belfast is 392 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Cardiff-Belfast flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Cardiff-Belfast flights is Thursday.

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