George Best Belfast City Airport Transportation


Belfast City Airport includes a designated Airport Express 600 Service with buses that operate every 30 minutes at peak times from the front of the terminal to the center of town. The trip only takes approximately 10 minutes.

Airport Express 600 Service (Belfast City Centre to George Best Belfast City Airport)

Tickets are available for sale at the tourist information desk available in the arrivals area or from the driver.

Schedules and prices are subject to change at any time at the discretion of Translink. For further information, up-to-date fares and timetables, passengers can visit the website indicated below.


Translink runs NIRailways train services in Northern Ireland. When traveling to BHD by train, passengers may want to disembark at Sydenham train station. When moving from the airport, commuters can board the train at Sydenham train station and travel to either Great Victoria Street station or Belfast Central station, which are both just a comfortable five to ten-minute journey away. From either of these stations, passengers can then make connections to various popular locations across Northern Ireland onwards and down into the South of Ireland.

Train services leave the Sydenham train station regularly during peak times.

Passengers should consider that there is a footbridge that commuters must cross either coming from or going to Sydenham train station. Therefore, commuters are recommended against this transport option in case of experiencing reduced mobility or having difficulty when using steps.

For their convenience, the airport provides a FREE shuttle bus service between the Sydenham train station and the airport terminal. When passengers require the shuttle service from the facility to the rail halt, they can proceed to the Airport Parking Services counter on arrival with their request. A member of staff will signal the shuttle bus to collect commuters from the front of the terminal.

When passengers require the service from the train station to the airport terminal, a telephone available on the facility side at the railway halt.


Value Cabs represent the official taxi operator for BHD. The service is available for 24 hours, seven days a week, for travel to the property before a flight or from the facility on arrival.

The approved taxi partner runs from the airport taxi rank outside the terminal building. Passengers can be in a taxi and on their way to one of Belfast’s major attractions, that can be found just five minutes away, within minutes of landing.

The approximate cost to Belfast City Centre from the airport with an approved taxi provider is £10.50 (including £2.50 surcharge). All fares are subject to a £2.50 tax.

Wheel-chair accessible services are provided available on request from Value Cabs in case passengers require them.