Airport parking and public transport costs
A breakdown of airport drop-off and pickup times and charges as well as public transport costs.
Drop off/pickup charges (general) - 0-1 hours £1
Drop off/pickup charges (Blue Badge) - Vehicles displaying a blue disabled badge dropping off or picking up passengers can avail of complimentary car parking for the first two hours with normal rates applying after this time expires.
Public transport - Translink bus service 234 from Derry/Londonderry bus centre drops off directly at airport. Adult single cash fare £3.80.
Drop off/pickup charges (general)- Express Drop Off and Pick Up area for a minimum £3 charge.
10 minutes free parking in Long Stay carpark.
Drop off/pickup charges (Blue Badge) - Blue Badge owners can also avail of up to 2 hours free parking to drop off / pick up passengers in Short Stay Car Park.
Public transport- Translink bus service 600 from Belfast City Centre drops off at airport.
Adult single cash fare £2.20.
Drop off/pickup charges (general) - A minimum charge of £3 applies in the Drop Off Zone and Short Stay Car Park.
Drop off/pickup charges (Blue Badge) - Blue Badge holders are encouraged to make use of the Short Stay Car Park free of charge for 30 minutes at Belfast International Airport for getting dropped off or collected.
Public transport- Translink bus service 300 from Belfast City Centre drops off at airport.
Adult single cash fare £8.50.
Translink bus service 109a from Antrim Railway station.
The £2 Airlink ticket allows rail passengers (north of Antrim) to connect to Translink Ulsterbus Belfast International Airport service 109A. The ticket is an add-on ticket that is only available to/from Ballymena, Cullybackey, Ballymoney, Coleraine, University, Dhu Varren, Portrush, Castlerock, Bellarena and Derry~Londonderry.
Drop-off/pickup charges (general)
Dropping off passengers
Free designated set-down zones for anyone wishing to drop off passengers for a flight.
Picking up passengers
Should you be picking up passengers please avail of our short stay multi-storey car parks. These car parks are clearly signposted on the approach to both Terminal 1 & 2 and hourly rates start from €3.
Drop off/pickup charges (Blue Badge)
Should PRM parking permit holders only require parking for a short period of time, in either of the short-term car parks, a rate of €3 for the first hour and €4.50 for the subsequent hours applies.
Public transport -Translink bus service X1/X2 from Belfast City Centre drops off at the airport.
Adult single cash fare £16. Online fares from £9.
Connections are available from Sprucefield / Banbridge / Newry / Derry~Londonderry / Strabane / Omagh / Ballygawley / Aughnacloy / Dungiven / Maghera / Cookstown / Dungannon / Armagh.
Check Translink website for timetables.
Aircoach also offer services between Derry/Londonderry – Belfast – Dublin Airport.