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Radisson Blu Hotel Belfast

BT7 2JB, Belfast, 3 Cromac Place, Ormeau Road

In Belfast’s vibrant Gasworks district, the 4-star Radisson Blu Hotel Belfast features a stylish restaurant and cocktail bar. The spacious rooms offer free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. The elegant Nordic-style rooms are decorated in cool... read more

2059 reviews 8

£ 1.00

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Hilton Belfast

BT1 3LP, Belfast, 4 Lanyon Place

Next to The Waterfront Hall convention centre, Hilton Belfast has a fitness room and a modern bar and restaurant. Overlooking the River Lagan, Belfast’s vibrant city centre is under a mile away. This 4-star Hilton’s... read more

3541 reviews 8.4

£ 77.50

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Holiday Inn Express Belfast City, an IHG Hotel

BT7 1HP, Belfast, 106A University Street

In the centre of Belfast’s lively Queen's Quarter, this modern hotel offers stylish rooms with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi access throughout. The restaurants of Botanic Avenue are close by. Free car parking is provided.... read more

4934 reviews 8.4

£ 1.00

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Ramada by Wyndham Belfast

BT1 2LD, Belfast, 20 Talbot Street

Ramada by Wyndham Belfast is located in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter and within 2 minutes' walk of The SSE Arena, Titanic Quarter and local bars and shops. There is a 24-hour reception desk and free high-speed... read more

4400 reviews 8.4

£ 42.50

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Rayanne House

BT18 9EX, Holywood, 60 Demesne Road

Featuring 5-star accommodation, the award-winning Rayanne House is in a quiet setting with spectacular views over Belfast Lough. This historic Victorian property offers free Wi-Fi and is just 5 miles from Belfast centre. Holywood Golf... read more

102 reviews 9.3

£ 1.00

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Malmaison Belfast

BT1 3GH, Belfast, 34-38 Victoria Street

In the heart of the city, this beautifully converted Victorian warehouse is now a stylish and luxurious 4-star hotel, mixing period features with modern boutique style. With carved stone gargoyles and original iron pillars and... read more

1272 reviews 8.2

£ 70.00

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ibis Belfast City Centre

BT1 1HF, Belfast, 100 Castle Street

In the very centre of Belfast, this Ibis hotel offers modern rooms with satellite TV, 5 minutes’ walk away from Belfast’s nightlife and bars. Guests can enjoy buffet breakfasts and a stylish restaurant. Parking is... read more

4548 reviews 8.5

£ 40.00

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Holiday Inn Belfast, an IHG Hotel

BT12 5EE, Belfast, 40 Hope Street

The 4* Holiday Inn Belfast is centrally located, close to major public transport and road links, Ulster Hall, Grand Opera House and Victoria Square Shopping Centre are all within 10 minutes' walk of the hotel.... read more

3783 reviews 8.8

£ 42.90

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Ten Square Hotel

BT1 5JD, Belfast, 10 Donegall Square South

Ten Square Hotel is situated in the heart of Belfast City Centre, a 5-minute drive from Titanic Quarter, SSE Arena, Waterfront Hall, Belfast Cathedral and all central attractions, shops, whilst impressively overlooking historic City Hall.... read more

4120 reviews 9.1

£ 90.00

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Travelodge Belfast

BT2 7GE, Belfast, 15 Brunswick Street

Situated in Belfast centre, Travelodge Belfast is a 10-minute drive from George Best Belfast City Airport. With spacious rooms and a traditional restaurant, the hotel has a 24-hour front desk. With fresh, modern décor, the... read more

2549 reviews 7.9

£ 45.50

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Clayton Hotel Belfast

BT2 8HS, Belfast, 22 Ormeau Avenue

In Belfast city centre, the 4-star Clayton Hotel Belfast has a stylish restaurant and bar, a modern fitness centre and a beauty salon. The 4-star hotel offers free WiFi throughout and is a 10-minute drive... read more

3358 reviews 8.3

£ 68.00

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ETAP Hotel Belfast

BT2 7HE, Belfast, 35-39 Dublin Road

With free Wi-Fi access, a 24-hour front desk and air-conditioning, ETAP Hotel Belfast is located in Belfast’s busy city centre. It is only a mile from Belfast Central Train Station and 17 minutes’ walk from... read more

6415 reviews 7.8

£ 34.00

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Belfast Penthouse & Apartments by Ultra Urban

BT7 1NE, Belfast, 110 Cromwell Road

Located in Belfast in the Antrim County region and The Belfast Empire Music Hall reachable within 300 metres, Belfast Penthouse & Apartments by Ultra Urban provides accommodation with free WiFi, a children's playground, a terrace... read more

362 reviews 9.2

£ 70.20

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Bullitt Hotel

BT1 4QN, Belfast, 40a Church Lane

Bullitt Hotel offers accommodation in Belfast, 1.2 km from the Titanic Quarter. Guests can enjoy a choice of the property's restaurant, 3 bars and cafe. There is free WiFi at the hotel. Every room has... read more

2066 reviews 8.9

£ 1.00

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Titanic Hotel Belfast

BT3 9DT, Belfast, Queens Road Titanic Quarter

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Titanic Hotel Belfast is located opposite the Titanic Belfast. It is 600 metres from the SSE Arena. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Rooms feature an Art Deco theme... read more

3678 reviews 8.8

£ 1.00

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Lwr Ormeau Guest House

BT7 1LU, Belfast, 144 Ormeau Road

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Lwr Ormeau Guest House offers accommodation in Belfast, 1.4 km from Belfast City Hall. Off street parking is available in front of the property. Each room is equipped with... read more

506 reviews 8

£ 1.00

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Citi North

BT14 6JN, Belfast, 41 Cliftonville Road

Located in Belfast, 3.2 km from The Waterfront Hall, Citi North provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The property is situated 3.5 km from SSE Arena, 3.7 km from The Belfast Empire... read more

902 reviews 9

£ 39.00

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Maldron Hotel Belfast City

BT2 7GE, Belfast, 20 Brunswick Street Belfast

Boasting a bar and on-site dining, Maldron Hotel Belfast City is located in Belfast, 200 metres from the Grand Opera House. The property is a 10-minute walk from The Waterfront Hall and an 18-minute walk... read more

4789 reviews 8.9

£ 57.90

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The Flint

BT1 6PG, Belfast, 48 Howard Street

The Flint is located in Belfast, 350 metres from City Hall and 850 metres from The Waterfront Hall. The property is close to the Odyssey Arena, Victoria Square Shopping Centre and St. George's Market, the... read more

4444 reviews 9.4

£ 49.00

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Hampton By Hilton Belfast City Centre

BT12 5EE, Belfast, Hope Street

Hampton by Hilton Belfast City Centre is located only 1.4 miles from the SSE Arena and a minute's walk from Great Victoria Street rail station. It features an on-site business centre and fitness facilities. Secure... read more

6879 reviews 8.7

£ 69.00

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BT5 4NN, Belfast, 29 Castlereagh Place

Eurovilla is 1.3 km from Belfast City Centre. Featuring a shared lounge, Eurovilla is set in Belfast in the Antrim County region, a 13-minute walk from The Waterfront Hall. This property is situated a short... read more

165 reviews 8.2

£ 1.00

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Ashfield Bed & Breakfast

BT4 2LS, Belfast, 383 Holywood Road

Set in Belfast, Ashfield Bed & Breakfast offers accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as a shared lounge and a garden. There is a fully equipped private bathroom with bath or shower... read more

505 reviews 8.5

£ 33.00

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The Lansdowne Hotel

BT15 4EF, Belfast, 657-659 Antrim Road

Situated in Belfast, 5 km from SSE Arena, The Lansdowne Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front desk... read more

388 reviews 9.1

£ 95.00

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Titanic Guest Boutique, Unique Accomodation

BT5 4FQ, Belfast, 149 Templemore Avenue

Set in Belfast in the Antrim County region, with The Waterfront Hall and St. George's Market nearby, Titanic Guest Boutique, Unique Accomodation offers accommodation with free WiFi. SSE Arena is 2 km from the bed... read more

72 reviews 8.5

£ 69.00

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Harbour View Luxury Apartment with Parking

BT1 3NG, Belfast, Apartment 4.8, 62 Donegal quay

Harbour View Luxury Apartment with Parking is located in Belfast, 700 metres from The Waterfront Hall and 1.6 km from Titanic Belfast, in an area where cycling can be enjoyed. It is set 500 metres... read more

1 reviews 10

£ 120.00

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City Centre Underground Parking Luxury

BT1 3ES, Belfast, 5 Ulster Street

Set 700 metres from The Waterfront Hall in Belfast, City Centre Underground Parking Luxury offers accommodation with a kitchen. This apartment is 700 metres from SSE Arena and 1.6 km from The Belfast Empire Music... read more

0 reviews 0

£ 1.00

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Luxury 5* Heart of The City, Fabulous Views

BT1 3AS, Belfast, 68 Donegall Quay

Set 500 metres from SSE Arena and 700 metres from The Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Luxury 5* Heart of The City, Fabulous Views offers accommodation with a kitchen. The Titanic Belfast is within 1.7 km... read more

1 reviews 10

£ 1.00

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Located in the nearby village of Aldergrove

star Cheap Hotels near Belfast City Airport

airplaneBelfast City is located adjacent to the port, which is situated roughly 3 miles north east of the city. This terminal was opened close to the end of World War I as a training facility for the Royal Flying Corps and remained in function after the war had ended, as a RAF establishment.

Between 1918 and the beginning of World War II, this airport was used for civic purposes and some of the first flights landing here, carried newspapers from Chester.

After 1946, this terminal was rebuilt and was renamed to George Best Belfast City Airport. Most civic traffic was permanently diverted here by the 1950s due to adverse weather conditions By 1985, more than 1.5 million passengers were utilising this airport annually and and by the mid nineties, ‘Belfast International’ had become privatised and passenger numbers had increased to an annual 2.5 million.

Large airlines such as Easyjet have established large bases here and flights from this city depart for locations throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.

What used to be known as George Best Belfast City Airport has always been relatively easy to get to, however over the last few decades, road links have made accessing this terminal even more efficient.

From the centre of the city, getting to the airfield is as simple as taking the M2 to the north and then turning onto the A57 at junction 7. The M2 is a vital link for passengers travelling to the airport from the south of the city too. Anyone using a satellite navigation system may find it useful to know the post code, which is BT29 4AB.

More than 8000 spaces creates ample parking and there is also a frequent shuttle service which runs to and from the city center. The shuttle service is available from directly outside the terminal and passes by a number of cheap hotels on the way to the city as well as heading to towns like Lisburn and Londonberry.

Finding overnight accommodation to let in the area is the ideal way of ensuring you arrive in good time for your departure and remain as calm as possible before your flight. Several hotels nearby provide free car parking and free Wifi. Guest rooms in this past of Northern Ireland start from as little as 20 GBP for a single and there are plenty of them within a five mile radius of the airfield. Many local properties in this region are often a family run business, providing good hearty food and a fine display of customer service.

Places to Stay before or after your flight

One of the cheapest accommodations is b&b Parkview Lodge. This top-class bed and breakfast in Belfast has been recommended for a long time by famous travel guides and is situated near Belfast city centre.

Parkview Lodge is also close to Belfast Castle and Cavehill Country Park, and the ferry terminal is 3 minutes drive away, Waterfront Hall and Odyssey Arena 5 minutes drive away. Inexpensive guest house not far from George Best city airport !

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George Best Belfast City Airport in Northern Ireland

Name : George Best Belfast City Airport

Location : the terminal is situated about 3 miles or 5 km northeast of Belfast city centre in Northern Ireland, adjacent to the cruise and ferry Port of Belfast.

Train Transport

The airport is served by nearby Sydenham railway station, located across the A2 from the old passenger terminal. It is served by frequent Northern Ireland Railways trains between Bangor and Portadown (trains call at the Belfast Central and Great Victoria Street railway stations).

Bus Transport

Flexibus route 600 express bus service runs between the airport to the Belfast Europa Buscentre adjacent to the Europa Hotel and Belfast Great Victoria Street railway station. Metro bus 3A operates every 10 minutes from Sydenham to Belfast City Hall.

By Car

George Best City airport is situated on the A2, Sydenham by-pass road between Belfast and Holywood.

Address : Belfast BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Main Airlines : Flybe (largest operator), Aer Lingus, British Airways and Citywing.

The Short Brothers/Bombardier aircraft manufacturing facility is also located on the airport site.

Terminals : one passenger terminal.

Postcode District : BT3 9JH

Region : County Antrim

Country : Northern Ireland

Tel. : +44 28 9093 9093

Nearest Hotels : north-east of Belfast city center, close to the A2 and A20.

Things to do and see nearby

The Searcher, CS Lewis Wardrobe Statue (Holywood Road, Northern Ireland): the statue depicts Digory Kirke, a character from Lewis’ Narnia books, looking into the famous wardrobe.

Redburn Country Park (Old Holywood Road, Jackson’s Road, Holywood BT16 1YP, Northern Ireland): country park good for a walk. The high ground delivers fantastic views over Belfast Lough and the Docks area.

Victoria Park (Park Avenue, Belfast 4, Northern Ireland): well maintained and peaceful park. It’s great for taking dogs for a walk and also for taking children on their bikes. There is a bike track to go around.

Odyssey Arena (2 Queen’s Quay BT3 9QQ, Northern Ireland): popular ice skating rink, sports arena and an interactive science center.