Offering many short and long-haul flights, Belfast International Airport is the 10th busiest in the UK. It’s often cheaper to travel to Belfast and then get a flight, especially to America, from mainland Britain, so it’s easy to see why getting the right parking for your journey is crucial. To make sure you make the best choice for you and your vehicle, JetParks have made this helpful guide packed full of useful parking information.
Pick-up & Drop-off at Belfast International
Pick-up and drop-off at Belfast Airport is super-simple as there’s a handy drop-off zone directly outside the terminal doors that can be used by any visitors to the airport. The drop-off zone is reasonably priced, although it becomes much more expensive after an hour of use. If you need longer than an hour to collect or drop-off your passengers the airport recommends that you book a short-stay parking space.
Drop-off Zone (Latitude: 54.6624867 Longitude: -6.2173275)
Belfast International Airport Short-stay Parking
Belfast has a huge main parking and short-stay area for passengers to use if they are dropping-off, picking-up or even leaving their car for a couple of days. The carpark is directly behind the drop-off zone and is within a few minutes’ walk of the main terminal door. If you’re planning to leave your car for longer than a few days the airport does recommend that you book long-stay parking.
Belfast International Short-stay (Latitude: 54.6634956 Longitude: -6.215645)
Belfast International Long-stay Parking
The long-stay parking at Belfast International is a little further away from the main terminal doors, with the furthest reaches of the carpark sitting around a 15 minutes’ walk from the terminal. While there’s no minimum stay, the airport recommends that you only use the parking if you’re leaving your car for longer than 4 days.
Belfast International Long-stay (Latitude: 54.6628836 Longitude: -6.2228571)
Belfast International Terminal Guide
While Belfast International does have two runways, both are severed by the same main terminal – so it doesn’t matter where you park you’ll always be in the right place for your flight. All carparks have good travel links to and from the airport.
Hotels at Belfast International
If you’re nervous about making your flight it’s a good idea to travel to the airport the day before your departure and stay at the on-site Maldron Hotel. While there are a few hotels slightly further away from the airport, the Maldron is within a few minutes’ walk of the terminal.
Helpful Hints for Visiting Belfast International
Drop-off Made Easy: Make good use of the drop-off area outside of the airport as it’s rare to find such a good service so reasonably priced at a British airport.
Book A First-Class Lounge with An Economy Ticket: The first-class lounge at Belfast Airport is open to economy passengers for a small fee. If you want to get away from the crowded terminal it’s well worth the price.
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