The most normal way of arriving to Belfast is to come with flight to Belfast International Airport. Formerly the airport was known as Aldergrove Airport, and many still use this name as they refer to the airport today. The airport is located 22km outside Belfast which is quite a lot, at least compared to the airport in Dublin which is only 10km from the city center. Belfast International Airport is the second most busy airport on Ireland (after Dublin airport) and it has more than 4 million passengers passing by every year.
The most important airlines flying to and from Belfast Airport are: EasyJet, AerLingus, Jet2.com, Thomas Cook, United Airlines and Thomson Airways. If you find it hard flying to Belfast you can also consider flying to Dublin and going with bus or with train from Dublin to Belfast.
How to get to and from Belfast Airport
By car: Travel on M2 highway.
By bus: Travel with a translink bus operating 24 hours a day to/from Great Victoria Street (Railway/Bus-station), also known as Europa Buscentre. The name of the bus is the Airport Express 300. The price for a one way trip is approximately £7.
By taxi: You can of course catch a taxi outside the airport, but that is quite a bit more expensive than the bus solution.