Capital of Northern Ireland and the country's largest city, Belfast has plenty to offer those seeking a city break packed full of history or a bit of retail therapy. If you enjoy the great outdoors, some of Europe's most striking scenery, such as the Galway coast, lies within a short drive.
There's also cultural diversity in Belfast that has been a dynamic catalyst that has inspired an explosion in the arts; the galleries of Belfast are a vast trove of creative talent inspired by the multiplicity of ethnic flair; writers have taken the spoken word and turned it inside out producing works of great imagination that have become standard texts while our poets have risen above the heads and shoulders of their contemporaries putting Belfast securely in its rightful place as a cultural capital of western thinking.
Begin in West Belfast where two traditions are growing creating cultural highways from historic conduits; vital social traditions are preserved in a living history that is culturally vibrant and growing. East Belfast, rich in history, is a cultural meadowland and here you will find tours covering the history of the ill-fated Titanic and the shipbuilding traditions which are at the heart of the maritime history of the city; the great literary and musical traditions which are as vibrant today as they have been over the past century.
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Belfast City Airport: 02890 939093
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By Taxi: Approved taxis operate from the airport taxi rank to destinations into Belfast and towards the south of the city. Typical fares to Belfast city centre cost approximately £6 single.
By Car: Belfast City Airport is served by no fewer than five car hire companies including Hertz, Europcar and Avis, hire a car from as little as £30 per day.
By Bus: We recommend the Airlink bus which operates every 20 minutes from outside the terminal building direct to Belfast city centre for £2 per return journey.
By Train: A twice-hourly Translink train service operates from the airport to both Victoria and central stations with a typical single fare of £1.05. Connect at central station for destinations in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.