Transportation

Ferry in Belfast

Stena Line

Stena Line car ferries to Belfast from Liverpool (England; eight hours) and Cairnryan (Scotland; 2¼ hours) dock at Victoria Terminal 5km north of the city centre; take the M2 motorway north and turn right at junctio…
Ferry in Belfast

Steam Packet Company

Car ferries run by the Steam Packet Company between Belfast and Douglas on the Isle of Man (2¾ hours, two or three per week, April to September only) dock at Albert Quay, 2km north of the city centre. There's no pub…
Bus Station in City Centre

Europa Bus Centre

Belfast's main bus station is behind the Europa Hotel and next door to Great Victoria St train station; it's reached via the Great Northern Mall beside the hotel. It's the main terminus for buses to Derry, Dublin an…
Car Rental in Belfast

Dooley Car Rentals

This reliable Ireland-wide agency offers good rates – around £200 a week for a compact car, with the option of one-way cross-border rentals (£117 extra to drop the car off in the Republic; €150 if you pick it up in …
Bus in City Centre

National Express

Runs a daily coach service between Belfast and London (£54 one-way, 15½ hours) via the Cairnryan ferry, Dumfries, Manchester and Birmingham. The ticket office is in the Europa Bus Centre.
Bicycle Hire in Belfast

Belfast Bikes

Belfast's bike-share scheme, introduced in 2015, provides bikes at 40 docking stations throughout the city. Register online or via the app. If the bike is lost, stolen or damaged, your credit card will be charged £1…
Train in City Centre

Northern Ireland Railways

Northern Ireland Railways runs four routes from Belfast. One links with the system in the Republic via Newry to Dublin; the other three go east to Bangor, northeast to Larne and northwest to Derry via Coleraine.
Train Station in City Centre

Belfast Central Station

East of the city centre; trains run to Dublin and all destinations in Northern Ireland. If you arrive by train at Central Station, your rail ticket entitles you to a free bus ride into the city centre.
Train Station in City Centre

Great Victoria St Station

Next to the Europa Bus Centre; has trains to Portadown, Lisburn, Bangor, Larne Harbour and Derry.
Bus Station in City Centre

Laganside Buscentre

Laganside is near the River Lagan and is mainly for buses to eastern County Down, including Bangor and Newtownards.