Travelling to The Queen's Univeristy Belfast

By Air: Belfast is serviced by two airports, George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International. Most flights to/from Belfast to the rest of the UK take less than an hour.

BELFAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - located 13 miles northwest of Belfast.

Getting from the airport to the City


By Bus: The Airport Express Bus Service (Service 300) operates a regular service on weekdays and weekends. The bus leaves from the bus stop located opposite the terminal exit.


By Taxi: The International Airport Taxi Company, official taxi operator for the Belfast International Airport, are available for hire 24 hours a day 7 days a week outside the right hand door of the airport Exit lobby.  Only taxis approved by Belfast International Airport are permitted to use the taxi rank.  A list of sample fares is displayed in the exit hall of the terminal building. A taxi share scheme to Belfast is available for those who wish to use it. For bookings, contact the Belfast International Airport Taxi Company on +44 (0)28 9448 4353. For more information and to book online visit


GEORGE BEST BELFAST CITY AIRPORT located just three miles from Belfast City Centre.

Getting from the airport to the City


By Bus: The Airport Express Bus Service (Service 600) operates every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 40 minutes on Sunday from outside the airport to the Belfast Europa Bus Centre adjacent to the Europa Hotel, in the heart of the city. The service, Airport Express 600, operates between 05.45am and 21.25pm.


By Train: When travelling to the airport by train, you'll want to disembark at Sydenham train station. Translink operates a rail service (06:00-23:00) Monday-Saturday to Central and Victoria Street Stations every 20 minutes. The service is hourly on Sundays (09:00-22:00). Connections are available from Central Station to the rest of the rail network in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. A shuttle bus service operates between the airport terminal and the rail halt at Sydenham. Please go to the information desk and ask for the service. You'll be instructed to wait by the taxi rank where the shuttle bus will collect you.


By Taxi: Approved taxis operate from the Airport taxi rank outside the terminal building. Wheel-chair accessible taxis are available. The approximate cost of a taxi to Belfast City Centre from Belfast City Airport with our approved taxi provider is £10.00 (including £2 surcharge). All fares are subject to a £2 surcharge). For more information or to book a taxi, (028) 90 809080 or visit the Value Cabs website


By Sea: Belfast is easily accessed by sea crossing from Scotland and England by high speed catamaran or by traditional ferry.  The two main Belfast routes are to/from Liverpool and to/from Cairnryan in Scotland, both provided by Stena Line. An alternative route runs from Holyhead in Wales to Dublin, with excellent motorway connections between there and Belfast

By Rail: The main rail stations in the city centre are Great Victoria Street and Central station. Cross-border services depart from and arrive at Central Station. The closest station to the University is Botanic Station which is a 10-minute walk away from the main campus. For information on train services please visit:

By Bus: Ulsterbus service operate throughout Northern Ireland. Services arrive and depart from the Europa Bus Station and the Laganside Buscentre. The University is well serviced by the Belfast Metro buses and timetables can be accessed at:  or Tel: +44 (0) 28 90 666630


By Taxi: There are several private 24-hour hire taxi firms in Belfast and also black and white taxi ranks. Telephone Value Cabs on +44 (0) 28 90 80 90 80 or Fonacab on +44 (0) 28 90 233 333.

By Car: Car parking is not available on campus. We encourage you to share vehicles with friends and colleagues where possible as the streets around the University can be congested. Click here to see a map showing the location of Queen's University.  If you are planning on driving to Queen's and have a SAT NAV available, you can use the following address:


The Queen's University Belfast

University Road



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