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Car hire at Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is the busiest airport in Northern Ireland, with an annual passenger throughput of just over four million. It is situated just over 12 miles northwest of Belfast, which is rich in Victorian and Edwardian heritage. Self-drive is the most comfortable and most efficient way to get from the airport to the city and other quaint towns nearby. Compare cheap car hire at Belfast Airport here to get the lowest rates around.

Belfast International Airport facilities

The airport is constantly making improvements to accommodate the growing passenger numbers, and currently features 40 check-in desks, 16 gates and five baggage carousels. There is also a gift shop, a newsstand, a pharmacy and a duty-free store. A full-service restaurant, a few cafés and a fast food counter are also on site. WiFi is available 24-hours throughout the terminal, and there is a state-of-the-art business lounge near the Departures lounge.


Those passengers that book car rental at Belfast Airport before travelling will be eligible to our great optional extras, and they will also have a wider choice of cars to choose from. Belfast Airport car hire suppliers are situated in the Arrivals hall, where many of the biggest names in the car rental business are represented. Airport buses are available, but can take over 45-minutes to reach the city, and public buses take even longer. Taxis are also on hand but can be quite pricey. The most favoured way to exit the airport and tour the area is through self-drive.

Where to stay

The majority of Belfast’s top-end hotels are located in the city centre, near most main attractions. There is also a fantastic array of budget and mid-range properties for those travelling on tighter funds. Whether visiting Belfast on business or for pleasure, you will have no trouble finding suitable accommodation. Car rental at Belfast Airport gives you the added bonus of being able to enjoy a scenic drive along the coast to nearby seaside towns and villages.

Nearby hotels Hilton Belfast The Merchant Hotel Malmaison Belfast Madison’s Hotel Europa Hotel Tara Lodge Days Hotel Belfast Nearby attractions Belfast City Hall Belfast Botanic Gardens and Palm House Belfast Zoo Grand Opera House St George’s Market Queen’s University Belfast Giant’s Causeway