About Belfast

Fly to Belfast with Loganair in just over an hour.

Why fly to Belfast?

  • Belfast is the gateway to Northern Ireland. Base yourself in the city and get ready to explore everything that Northern Ireland has to offer.

  • Belfast City Airport is located a short five-minute drive from the city centre. Convenient for travellers eager to explore the city.

  • On arrival at the airport, you might catch a bird's eye view of the city’s famous yellow gantry cranes. The locals know them better as Samson and Goliath.

Known for its titanic structures, its iron throne and the craic of its local residents. Belfast is a city that has grown out of a troubled past and emerged as a flourishing cultural hub. 

Many people know about the sinking of the Titanic. However, many don’t realise that this iconic ship was built in Belfast. As its birthplace, Belfast has the largest Titanic visitor experience in the world. Titanic Belfast transports its visitors back to the days when the ship was built. The museum offers an interactive, self-guided experience that the whole family will enjoy. Located in Belfast's Titanic Quarter, visitors can reimagine the ship being built. Alternative attractions in this area include the Maritime Mile and the Odyssey Pavillion. The pavilion is home to the SSE Arena, a cinema, bowling alley and the W5 Science and Discovery Centre.

Although much has changed in present day Belfast, the city was once at the heart of civil conflict. Discover more about Belfast’s history with a famous black taxi tour. Your driver will tell you the story of its people, conflict, and iconic landmarks as you travel. Find more tours across the city with the help of the VisitBelfast guide.

If you are visiting Belfast at the weekend, make sure to check out one of the city's oldest attractions. St George’s Market is home to the finest fresh produce and homemade products in Northern Ireland. Customers come from near and far to visit this old establishment. Be careful not to miss out, as it is only open Friday to Sunday.

Beyond Belfast, Northern Ireland is home to breathtaking landscapes famous across the world. With plenty of day trips from the city, make sure you explore the north coast of Antrim, home to the Giant’s Causeway. Legend has it, these unique stones were shaped by mighty giants.