Travelling to Belfast? You’ve a number of options – by road, sea, rail and air. Flying is the quickest and most hassle free way to get there. We’ve put together a few tips on how to get to the cheapest flights to Belfast to save you a few pounds.
Belfast is serviced by two airports, the George Best Belfast City Airport, which is located just 2 miles from the city centre, and Belfast International Airport, situated that bit further away, approximately 13 miles west of the city centre. Direct flights to Belfast take just over 1 hour from most UK airports, making Belfast a popular place for a short city break!
Our Top Tips for Getting Cheap Flights to Belfast!
Use your right as a customer to shop around the various airlines that fly into the two Belfast airports, especially when booking online! From the UK, popular airlines such as Bmibaby.com, Jet2.com, Aer Lingus and Flybe.com all service the busy Belfast route.
When booking online or through a third party travel agent do make sure you book a flight well in advance of your trip to Belfast – remember that the economics of price increases apply if you leave your flight booking too late! By shopping around the different airlines that serve Belfast, you will get the best deal and not make a dent in your pocket!
Make sure when you book your flight that there are no hidden extras, such as additional taxes, extra commission and/or hidden insurance costs! Again, it must be stressed that shopping around is the most viable option – it’s your choice as a consumer! Be aware!
Try to book at off peak times so as to avoid paying a high price for your flight! Obviously at Christmas, summer and school holidays prices will be at a premium. April, May, June and September tend to be less busy.
Have a look at Travel Supermarket.com. This site allows you to compare prices from all airports in the UK that service Belfast International Airport – enabling you to get the best value for money flight.
Find out more about Flights to Belfast.
No doubt you’ll be looking for somewhere to stay. Again we advise that you try and book your accommodation well in advance as well. Take a look at our Belfast hotels.
We’d love to hear from you if you have any tips for cheap flights to Belfast.