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George Best Belfast City Airport

Transportation to Inverness Airport from the City Center

Inverness Airport is located 15 km from the city center and is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives. People visiting the city can get to the airport by taxi, bus, train, or rental car.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center. It takes about 25 minutes to get to Inverness Airport from the city center by taxi. Inverness Airport is closed to scheduled air traffic at night. Since the airport is easily accessible by public transport throughout the day, taxis are a less preferred method of transportation that is considered an expensive and luxurious alternative.

Bus

Bus lines 11, 11 A, and 11D departing from the bus terminal in the city operate between 7:15 am and 11:25 pm. Buses run every 30 minutes and provide convenient transportation to the airport. It takes about 40 minutes to get to the airport from the city center by bus. You can purchase a bus ticket from the kiosks at the terminal before boarding.

Train

Trains depart from the Inverness Railway Station in the city center and provide transportation to the Nairn Train Station, which is in close proximity to the airport. Trains operate from 9:59 am to 9:42 pm on Sundays and from 4:53 am to 9:33 pm Monday to Saturday. After arriving at the Nairn Train Station, you can take a taxi to the airport, which is only 5 minutes away.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another way to get to the airport from the city. There are a variety of rental car companies located in the city. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Budget, Enterprise, and Avis. You can pick a brand and model vehicle to suit your needs and make a reservation in advance online. You can also return your vehicle to the company’s office at the airport before your departure.

Airport Information

Inverness Airport operates scheduled services throughout the UK and other cities in Europe including Amsterdam, Zurich, and Italy. Located 15 km east of the city center, Inverness Airport operates between 5 am and 10:30 pm. Inverness Airport operates all passenger services out of one terminal building. These services usually close between 5:30 pm and 6 pm on weekdays and their operating hours vary on weekends.

The airport aims to meet passenger needs, featuring passenger lounges, free internet access within the lounges, the Raon Malairt currency exchange office, The Meeting Place, a lost and found, and a multi-denominational chapel.

Inverness airport contains a variety of dining venues and places to shop so that passengers can enjoy their time at the airport. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at D'Lish Landside Restaurant and Airside Café, which are open until 5:30 pm and 6 pm on weekdays, with operating hours varying on the weekends. Passengers can go shopping at WH Smith, Jail at the Airport and The Fly Nip, which are also open until 5:30 pm and 6 pm on weekdays, with operating hours varying on the weekends.

Last Updated: 07 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 Inverness-Belfast flights?

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

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

The flight distance between Inverness-Belfast is 706 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.

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

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

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