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Last minute flights to Belfast

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Departure Wed, 08 May Return Sat, 11 May
BHX Birmingham
BFS Belfast
return from £60
Departure Mon, 06 May Return Wed, 15 May
BHX Birmingham
BHD Belfast
return from £46
Departure Mon, 20 May Return Thu, 23 May
BHX Birmingham
BFS Belfast
return from £61
Departure Wed, 22 May Return Mon, 27 May
BHX Birmingham
BHD Belfast
return from £47
Route information
Discover the most useful information about Manchester and Belfast to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Train
Local, one-way ticket
31%

Trains in Belfast are 31% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.9
Belfast
£2
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Belfast costs roughly the same as in Manchester.

Manchester
£12
Belfast
£12
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
18%

Taxis are 18% more expensive in Belfast than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.55
Belfast
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
3%

Coffee in Belfast is 3% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.67
Belfast
£2.59
( Manchester airports
  • ? Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ? Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ? Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
) Belfast airports
  • ? Belfast City Apt (BHD)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Belfast International (BFS)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
L Distance: 168 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Belfast

How long is the Manchester flight to Belfast?

The flight duration is 60 minutes on a domestic flight from Manchester to Belfast with a flight path of about 270 miles.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

Manchester Airport recommends checking in and proceeding through security two hours before the scheduled flight is to depart.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Belfast?

Belfast is known for its changeable weather so, even in the summer months, it is advisable to take a waterproof jacket and to pack an umbrella. Always be prepared on trips to Belfast!

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Belfast?

A number of airlines offer low-cost airfares between the cities of Manchester and Belfast. The airline names are:

  • British Airways, the UK's flag carrier.
  • BMI Regional, founded in 1983.
  • Easyjet, a successful budget airline.
  • Flybe, an airline that transports 8 million passengers a year.
  • Ryanair, a low-cost operator based in Dublin.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Belfast

When looking for the lowest internet prices for departures, such as direct flights to Belfast from Manchester, you can trust eDreams to come up with the goods. Last minute pricing can be found simply by looking at the bottom of the two cities' web page. When looking for specific dates, deals can be obtained by entering them and looking at the resulting page which lists all of the cheapest airfares for your chosen times. The powerful search engine takes moments to use and comes up with all of the best deals offered by competing operators for the route. Once you have browsed the results, it is then child's play to add some filters, such as removing a certain airline from the list or only looking for departure times that are in the morning. You can also search for specific airport names or domestic flights. The results update themselves within moments making it a quick and easy service to use for tracking down low cost flights to Belfast and the cheapest time to go there.

When is the best time to fly from Manchester to Belfast?

In late October, Belfast International Arts Festival starts, a multi-event celebration of performance art and music, making it a great excuse to go on one of many future city breaks.

In May, Belfast hosts the Titanic Maritime Festival which features visiting tall ships and lots of family orientated attractions.

Airports in Manchester

Useful information about Manchester International Airport

How to get to the airport:

  • By rail: From Manchester Piccadilly takes 20 minutes and costs £4.
  • By tram: Metrolink services run every 12 minutes from Manchester Victoria. The journey takes 30 minutes for £5.
  • By cab: The 20 minute journey costs £20 to £25.

Services are open 24 hours, with 30 minutes free Wi-Fi, external smoking zones only, and restaurants open during the day.

Airports in Belfast

Useful information about George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport is only 3 miles from the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train via Sydenham railway station, it takes 7 minutes and costs £3.
  • By taxi the trip takes 10 minutes for between £10 and £12.
  • By bus, the Belfast City Airlink service (600) runs every 30 mins daily, for £2.50

Services are 24 hours, with four hours of Wi-Fi, baby changing facilities, smoking outside only, bars, coffee shops and snack bars.

Useful information about Belfast International Airport

Belfast International Airport is second only to Dublin for passenger numbers on the island of Ireland.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus: the 300 service runs 7 days a week, every 15 minutes at peak times, for £8.
  • By taxi: there is a rank situated by the Airbus stop. The journey takes 30 minutes for £32.

Services are open 24 hours, with two hours of cost-free Wi-Fi, baby changing facilities, smoking outside of the terminal building and by Lagan Bar only, lots of burger outlets, restaurants and shopping.

What to do and visit in Belfast

  • Titanic Belfast – an interactive museum about the world's most famous ocean-going liner.
  • Botanic Gardens – a Victorian-era public park with an interesting city museum located in its grounds.
  • St George's Market – active from Fridays to Sundays each week, this market is bustling and a great way to see the city in action.
  • Game of Thrones Tour - The region was and is one of the hit show's most iconic filming locations and the tours don't disappoint. Some are longer than others, so you can pick one that best fits your schedule.
  • Go backpacking - Use Belfast as a base during your holidays to explore the beautiful countryside of the Emerald Isle.
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