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Flight Information between Cardiff and Belfast

distanceDistance242 miles (391 km)
changesDirect flightYes

Flights from Cardiff to Belfast cover the 242 miles (391 km) long route with our travel partners like Flybe. There are direct flight services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Belfast International Airport.

Flights from Cardiff to Belfast: Journey Details

Every day, flights leave from Cardiff to Belfast, making it easy to visit Northern Ireland. The only carrier on the route at present is the budget airline FlyBe, which offers a single non-stop flight on weekdays at 12:35 p.m., and a single flight at weekends, at 11:45 a.m. The flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes. An alternative to flights from Cardiff to Belfast is to fly from nearby Bristol Airport, from where Easyjet offer a daily connection to Belfast.

Taking a Flight from Cardiff

Getting to Cardiff Airport from the city centre is easy. Simply catch the T9 Airport Express bus, which stops outside the main terminal. There is also a shuttle bus service from Rhoose train station to the airport. Trains run from Cardiff Central every hour (weekdays) and every 2 hours (at weekends). If you need to travel to Bristol Airport, National Express provide a regular coach service from Cardiff Central 12 times per day, which also stops at Cardiff University.

Flying into Belfast

With beautiful countryside all around, some superb Victorian architecture, great nightlife and a youthful, uninhibited cultural scene, Belfast is a great day-trip or weekend destination for visitors from Cardiff. Flights from Cardiff to Belfast touch down at George Best City Airport. To get into town, catch the train from Sydenham station. Translink offer a regular service between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., so most arrivals should be catered for. The 600 Airport Bus also leaves every 20 minutes (until 9:25 p.m.) while the Airporter Bus serves Londonderry. Flights from Bristol arrive at Belfast International. The best route from there into the city is via the 300 Airport Bus, which operates 24 hours a day.

Travel Tips

Flights from Cardiff to Belfast
Take a flight to Belfast easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Belfast.
How far is it from Cardiff to Belfast by plane?
The Cardiff to Belfast flight distance is approximately 242 miles (391 km).
Which airport for the flight from Cardiff to Belfast do I fly out of? Which Belfast airport from Cardiff do I arrive in?

Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from Cardiff Airport   to Belfast International Airport   for this route.

Where do I find the Cardiff airport for the flight to Belfast? Where is the Belfast airport?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their flights from Cardiff Airport and need to travel around 9 miles (14 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Belfast most often land in Belfast International Airport and need to travel about 12 miles (20 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Belfast International Airport to get you to the city centre of Belfast.

Which airlines should I travel with from Cardiff to Belfast?
If you're looking for flights from Cardiff to Belfast, you can rely on Flybe to get you to Belfast. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the Cardiff to Belfast journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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