Belfast - Essential Information
Belfast International Airport is located approximately 20 minutes from the city centre. Buses run between the airport and the city centre roughly every 20 minutes from 05.30 to 23.30 and deposit passengers at the Glengall Street Bus Station and Central Railway Station in the city centre. Fares are £7 single and £10 return. Taxis are available outside the terminal building and cost approximately £25 to the city centre. Car hire agents are located in the terminal building.
Belfast City Airport is to the east of the city centre. It is about a 5 minute drive from the centre. Car hire is available from the airport. Trains run every half an hour during the day between Sydenham Station near the airport and the central train station in Belfast. The Citybus number 21 runs every 20 minutes from Sydenham Station to City Hall Monday-Saturday, on Sunday Citybus numbers 101 and 102 run to the airport from the city centre.
Destinations are named and numbered on the front of all Metro vehicles. Services usually start and end around the City Hall. Fares can be paid in coins to the bus driver/operator onboard.
Smartlink Multi-journey tickets and travel cards are available in shops displaying the Metro sign, or from the Metro Kiosk in Donegall Square West. Fares are £1-£1.60 and day cards are £3.50/£2.50. Metro also provides a ‘nightlink’ service at 01.00 and 02.00, which costs £3.50.
Value Cabs collect at airports and will also collect and drop to order, operating 24 hours.
Phone: +44 28 9080 9080
Phone: +44 28 333 333
Post Offices and red post boxes are situated all over the city. Main Post Office is located at Castle Junction. Small books of UK stamps are available in most convenience stores and petrol stations.
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Country code: +44
Area code: 028
230V 50 HzHz, Flat three pin plug.