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How to get a ride from Belfast Airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready to walk outside, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions to a pickup point directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Belfast Airport tips
Belfast Airport wifi
BFS Airport offers free and secure wifi to all passengers for up to 2 hours at a time. The network is available in the main departure lounges.
Currency exchange at Belfast Airport
There are 2 bureau de change facilities at Belfast Airport: one is located at Landside Departures and one in the International Baggage Hall. ATMs are also available throughout the airport.
Belfast International Airport parking
Belfast International Airport has several parking options, including long-stay, short-stay, and a low-cost Park & Fly option.
Top questions from riders
- Can I request a ride with Uber at Belfast Airport?
Uber is available at Belfast Airport, so you can enjoy a convenient and comfortable ride to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Uber Belfast Airport pickup location?
Pickup locations at airports are subject to change, so to find your Uber Belfast Airport pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a trip.
- How much are Uber prices for BFS Airport?
Uber rates to and from BFS Airport may be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator on the Uber app for approximate trip prices.
- How long will it take to get a pickup through Uber?
When you go to request a trip, the app will provide an estimate of how long it will take for your driver to arrive at the pickup location.
Belfast Airport visitor information
Belfast International Airport was established as a training ground for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 and is now Northern Ireland’s primary airport and the second-largest gateway into Ireland. BFS is located approximately 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Belfast city center, a journey of about 30 minutes, making Uber the best choice for a quick and convenient transfer.
Belfast Airport terminals
The airport has one terminal, where Belfast international departures and Belfast international arrivals are located. The terminal serves a limited number of airlines, and all gates are easily located and reached on foot. The airlines flying from BFS include:
- Thomas Cook
- Virgin Atlantic
Belfast International Airport restaurants
BFS Airport has plenty of food options to suit all travelers, whether you’re rushing for a flight or have time to spare while waiting out a long layover. One restaurant offers a menu of hearty, local meals and artisan breads, serving food from breakfast right through to the evening. If you’re after a quick snack, sandwiches, paninis, and pastries are on offer, as well as a fast-food outlet serving burgers, fries, and all the usual tasty treats. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and other hot and cold drinks are available, and passengers wishing to relax over a beverage will find a pub serving beers, wines, and spirits.
Belfast International Airport shops
Travelers who wish to indulge in a bit of retail therapy while waiting for their flight will find plenty of great shopping spots at BFS. Belfast International Airport duty-free offers hundreds of products from well-known brands at excellent prices, including perfume, aftershave, confectionery, beers, wines and spirits, fashion accessories, and sunglasses. Other shops within the airport offer the opportunity to shop for sportswear and accessories, gadgets and tech items, books and magazines, cosmetics, and last-minute travel necessities.
Belfast International Airport lounge
A visit to the Belfast Airport lounge lets you start your trip off in style and escape from the busy terminal while you wait for your flight. The lounge offers high-speed wifi, charging points and power outlets, daily newspapers, and magazines. Guests can also enjoy a buffet offering a selection of hot and cold food, coffee, tea, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages. You can pay on arrival or book in advance.
Services at BFS
BFS has plenty of facilities and services to assist passengers. A tourist information office located in the arrivals hall provides information about travel, accommodations, and visitor attractions. Baby-changing facilities are located throughout the airport, and a quiet room for contemplation and prayer is situated in the arrivals hall. Passengers with reduced mobility will be provided assistance when required on their journey through the airport. Please inform your airline or tour operator at least 48 hours in advance of flying if you require help.
Belfast International Airport hotels
BFS Airport has one hotel on-site, located a 2-minute walk from the terminal. A few more options can be found on the main route leading from the airport toward Antrim and Templepatrick, but most are situated within the city of Belfast itself, which is just a quick Uber trip away.
Points of interest near Belfast Airport
Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, stands on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland. The city is known for its range of cultural attractions, historical buildings, and sporting destinations, including:
- Belfast City Hall
- Botanical gardens
- Cathedral Quarter
- Stormont Parliament Buildings
- Ulster Museum
Find out more about BFS here.
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