Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast

Edinburgh to Belfast

  • Belfast is served by 2 airports. These are Belfast International, Belfast City.
  • There are 54 flights a week from Edinburgh to Belfast
  • Edinburgh to Belfast is 139 miles
  • The average flight time from Edinburgh to Belfast is 50min
  • £43 was the cheapest return price from Edinburgh to Belfast last month
  • 2 airlines fly direct from Edinburgh to Belfast
  • The most popular airline flying from Edinburgh to Belfast last month was easyJet

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Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast

This information is correct as of August 2015

Airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Belfast

Flights from Edinburgh serve both of Belfast’s airports. Easyjet operates flights from Edinburgh to Belfast International Airport and Flybe operates flights from Edinburgh to Belfast City Airport.

Terminal Information

Edinburgh Airport

You should arrive at Edinburgh Airport at least one hour before your flight to Belfast is scheduled to depart. You can check in for your flight at the staffed or self-service check-in desks in the terminal, or online, with the EasyJet app or using the SMS boarding pass from Flybe. Bag drop desks are available for any hold luggage.

There is one terminal at Edinburgh Airport with a selection of shops and food and drink outlets in the departure lounge. Shops include Boots, WHSmith and fashion and beauty brands for some duty free shopping from Hugo Boss, Mac and Kurt Geiger. Costa, Eat, Caffe Nero and Yo! Sushi are just some of the many places you can get a meal or a quick bite to eat before your flight.

You can upgrade your visit to Edinburgh Airport with the No. 1 Traveller Lounge or the Aspire Lounge which offer a quiet atmosphere with runway views, complimentary food and refreshments and unlimited Wi-Fi.

Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is located 20 miles from Belfast with taxis and public transport available from outside of the terminal building to take you into the city centre. The Airport Express Bus service runs every 15 minutes throughout the day and stops at the Belfast Europa Bus Centre, taking up to 40 minutes. A number of car hire companies are located within the terminal and excellent motorway connections run from the airport to Belfast.

Belfast City Airport

Belfast City Airport is the closer of the two airports to Belfast just 4 miles from the city centre. Easy access to the city is provided by bus, taxis and car hire. A taxi into Belfast will cost approximately £10.

The Airport Express 600 bus service runs from the airport to Belfast Europa Bus Centre every 20 minutes and every 40 minutes on Sundays.

Practical Information

You will need to provide photographic identification for domestic flights within the UK, acceptable forms include a passport or driving licence. If you are using another form of ID you should confirm that it is acceptable with the airline before flying.

What to expect in Belfast

You will find a trip to Belfast to be relatively budget friendly with eating out, drinks, taxis and accommodation costing less than what you would experience in Edinburgh. There are a number of free tourist attractions and many days out for less than £10 per person which can keep your trip to Belfast budget friendly. Both Belfast and Edinburgh have marine west coast climates with similar temperatures, although more rain is to be expected in Belfast.

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