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Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is located approximately 20 minutes from the city centre and you have different options to choose from when deciding on the best way to get here. Car hire agents like Hertz and Europcar are located right in the terminal building. Buses run between the airport and the city centre roughly every 20 minutes and the journey takes about 30-40 minutes. Taxis are also available outside the terminal building. The International Airport Taxi Company, for example, is available every day, all day. +44 28 9448 4353 www.belfastairporttaxis.com
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George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport

Belfast City Airport is located to the east of the city centre, about a 5 minute drive from the centre. You will find car hire companies at the airport, but other ways of reaching the city are available too. Trains run every half an hour during the day between Sydenham Station, near the airport, and the central train station in Belfast. The Airport Express 600 takes you to the city centre and leaves every 20 minutes, but you can also take Metrobus number 3 or The Airporter. www.translink.co.uk Finally, you can also reach the city centre by taxis, which leave from outside the terminal building. Value Cabs: +44 28 9080 9080 www.valuecabs.co.uk
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Passport / Visa

Passport / Visa

Citizens of the European Union member-states, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Switzerland, and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) only require a valid passport to enter the UK. Residents of a further 10 countries do not require entry visas for stays under 6 months: the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. Nationals of some further countries do not require a visa, but need to hold an entry certificate. Use the UK Government website to check for specific requirements: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
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Public Transport

Public Transport

Translink runs the public transport system in Belfast that consists of metro, bus and railway. At the front of all Metro vehicles you can see the number and destination and services usually start and end around the City Hall with fares that can be paid in coins directly to the bus driver/operator on-board. Smartlink Multi-journey tickets and travel cards are available in shops displaying the Metro sign or from the Metro Kiosk in Donegall Square West, but you could also buy your ticket online.
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