Information about flights from London to Belfast
Whether it is for work, leisure or family purposes, cheap flights from London to Belfast enable you to travel between the two capitals, quickly and safely, always in comfortable aircraft. The two main operators for flights from London to Belfast are easyJet and RyanAir and, depending on when they are booked, tickets are available from lastminute.com for well under £90 (and sometimes as little as £60), so it is significantly cheaper and quicker than travelling between the two by rail or alone in the car. Other operators who have flights from London include BA, FlyBe and Aer Lingus.
Cheap flights from London to Belfast are readily available if you book well in advance, however lastminute.com users may still be able to get flights to Belfast at a very favourable rate a short time before departure, depending on the time of year. Flights from London to Belfast depart from one of three airports: London Luton (LTN), Gatwick (LGW) or Stansted (STN) so those living in the North, East or South are very well connected to Northern Ireland. Flights from London to Belfast typically take 80 minutes and no passport is required for UK citizens, although it is always useful for identification purposes.
Northern Ireland is welcoming to Midlands visitors, political tensions do still bubble under the surface but the capital is largely bipartisan. All flights to Belfast land at Belfast International Airport (BFS) which is well served by local bus routes and taxis. The airport is a fair distance from the city itself to the west, so those arriving on flights from London are advised that a taxi into Belfast itself could cost £20 at night. The airport complex at BFS does also have hotel facilities but airport hotels can be noisy, expensive and uncomfortable.
Flights from London arrive in Belfast seven days a week and the city has a playhouse, galleries and good sightseeing opportunities. Flights to Belfast Are more expensive from May to August but during winter, some exceptional saving rates can be found for those who are looking for cheap flights from London to Belfast out of season. If the purpose of your visit is recreational, rather than business or family, the city of Belfast has plenty of cultural and entertainment facilities to keep you busy during your stay. Retail and hospitality prices will tend to be lower in Belfast than in London so you can spend the money that you saved on the plane ticket.