Why You Should Visit Belfast International
Northern Ireland’s capital is an exciting city known for its many vibrant nightlife spots, restaurants and excellent shops, while you will also find plenty of fascinating historical landmarks around the city. If you are interested in sightseeing and exploring some of Belfast’s unique heritage sites, the best place to start off is in the city center where you can find beautiful architecture such as the City Hall or St. Anne’s Cathedral. Once you are in the city it is well worth checking out some of the modern attractions like the world-class shops along Royal Avenue. In Belfast the city stays alive during the nighttime with its many lively bars and clubs so you can party the night away, while you will also be impressed with the diverse range of cuisine on offer in the city’s restaurants.
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Arriving In Belfast International
Belfast International Airport is the primary airport serving Belfast and also the busiest in Northern Ireland located just over 20 km outside of Belfast. When you have arrived at the airport there are a number of bus services available which can take you into Belfast, although there are also plenty of taxis available if you would rather reach your destination directly. The airport itself offers a decent range of shops and restaurants including duty-free shopping and a range of cafés and eateries, while you can also connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network during your stay.
Belfast International Airport primarily handles flights to and from European destinations, many of which are on a seasonal basis with low-cost airlines. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Belfast International you will not be able to make the journey directly as there are no airlines providing nonstop flights.
Belfast International Travel Information
UAE nationals looking to travel to Northern Ireland will be able to apply online for an electronic visa waiver before traveling in order to enter the country. In Belfast over the summer you can expect average highs of up to 20 degrees, while the weather stays relatively mild for most of the year. You will find a number of internationally recognized car rental companies operating at Belfast International Airport so you can easily get a hold of your own vehicle once you have arrived.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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