When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Online check in

The best way to check in is online where you can pick your seat and print your boarding pass. If you're travelling with carry on baggage only and you've printed your own boarding pass then you can go straight to Security and we'll see you at the gate. Online check in opens 24 hours before departure.

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! Our check in desks are open from four hours before the flight is due to leave. We recommend that you arrive at least two hours before departure.

Counter check in and bag drop

You'll find check in located between desks 29 and 40.

Do I need a visa?

Check out our Visa information pages for every country that we fly to.

Belfast Airport's facilities

Belfast Airport has a range of places to eat before your flight.
Places to eat
Forgotten something or need a last minute souvenir? Belfast Airport has a selection of shops.
Our team are always on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.
Assistance at the airport

Getting to and from the airport

By road

Access the airport from the M1 via the A26. 

From Dublin join the A1 at Newry to the M1.

By taxi
Taxis are available outside of the exit lobby.

By bus and coach

Airport Express 300 bus operates to Belfast. Airporter services operate to Derry/Londonderry.

By train

There is no direct rail service to Belfast International Airport.