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Located on the shores of Lough Neah, Belfast International Airport is situated to the north-west of Belfast city centre. Use this page to plan your journey to and from Belfast Airport or to plan trips in the area.

Using the Belfast Map ...

on this page you will find an interactive map of the area surrounding Belfast Airport. You can use the controls on the map to zoom in or out of the area around Belfast Airport. Use this map to plan your journey to Belfast International Airport.


Belfast Airport Interactive Map ...

The map below is centred on Belfast Airport - if you get lost simply refresh this page and the map will re-centre itself onto Belfast Airport.

Driving distances to Belfast Airport ...

Below is a table showing approximately how far it is to Belfast Airport when travelling by road from each of the departure points listed.

NB: All distances are in miles

  Driving Distances
  Armagh 40  
  Belfast City 14  
  Carrickfergus 12  
Donegal 119
Dublin 105
Eniskillen 82
Galway 211
Londonderry 70
Newry 36
Shannon 240

Information for Drivers ...

Road Considerations
Belfast Airport is located seven miles from the Belfast city centre.  The access road to the airport is signposted from the A96 Belfast to Inverness road.

Before travelling by car or motorbike to Belfast Airport, it is worthwhile checking for any travel and road work updates or potential disruptions that could affect your journey.

For unofficial information on current and planned road projects to help you plan your journey to the Airport, visit the following up to the minute news website:

Alternatively, visit the official Belfast Council website at

If necessary, the online AA Route Planner will help you to find alternative routes avoiding the motorways.
Drop Off & Pick Up
Its is a security regulation that private cars may not stop anywhere on the airport or terminal roads or forecourts except where setting down or picking up passengers

Any vehicle that is left unattended is highly likely to be towed away by airport authorities and/or the Police. Towing charges, retrieval fees and storage fees will apply if your car is removed.

If you know you are going to be in the Terminal and away from your car even for two or three minutes then use the car parks provided.

Short & Long Term Parking
A short term car park is available a few metres from the airport terminal and is ideal for seeing someone off or meeting friends and family.

For more unofficial information on parking at Belfast Airport please visit the page on airport parking.

If you are driving yourself to Belfast Airport before your flight then why not consider the use of a meet & greet service.

Online Route Planners ...

There are many online route planners available on the internet - these can help you plan your route to Belfast Airport effectively.
  Online Route Planners
  AA Route Planner Click Here  
  Expedia Click Here  
MapQuest Click Here
StreetMap Click Here
Google Maps Click Here
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