PLAN YOUR VISIT
HOW TO GET HERE & WHERE TO STAY
George Best Belfast City Airport
Belfast City Airport is just 3 miles from Belfast City Centre. Aer Lingus Regional, British Airways, KLM, Flybe, EasyJet and Eastern Airways all fly to and from Belfast City Airport.
The Translink Airport Express 600 bus service runs between the airport and Belfast City Centre.
Belfast International Airport
Belfast International Airport is a 30 minute drive from Belfast City Centre. EasyJet, Ryanair, Jet2, Virgin Atlantic, TUI and Wizz all fly to and from Belfast International Airport.
The Translink Airport Express 300 bus service runs between the airport and Belfast City Centre.
Belfast is easily accessed by sea, with crossings from Scotland (Cairnryan) and, England (Liverpool) and the Isle of Man. Travel by superfast ferries with journey times from just one hour.
- Stena Line (travelling from Liverpool, and Cairnryan).
- P&O Irish Sea (travelling from Cairnryan).
- Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (travelling from Isle of Man).
When arriving in the Belfast ferry terminals, the closest train station is Great Victoria Street train station and is an 11 minute drive (4.8 mi) via M2 from the station.
Alternatively, Translink operate a metro service from the terminal to Donegall Place in Belfast City Centre, only a 10 minute walk from the venue.
By train / local public transport
ICC Belfast is conveniently located right in the centre of Belfast just a 2-minute walk from the closest train station.
Like many other cities, there is a useful and affordable bike rental scheme called Belfast Bikes with 30 stations throughout the city, including right next to the venue.
There are two main stations in the city: Lanyon Place and Great Victoria Street, both within a 15 minutes walking distance of the venue.
“Metro” refers to the city bus services, operated by Translink. Buses are pink, so are very difficult to miss, and a number of routes connect the city comfortably.
Complementing the bus service is the Glider. The Glider operates like a modern tram-bus hybrid, using diesel hybrid fuel for a more sustainable travel option. Services are usually promptly at 10-minute intervals following two routes (G1, G2) going either east-west or from the city centre to the Titanic Quarter.
Discover more about the walkable city, Belfast Bike scheme, bus and train options here.
If using a Satnav, the postcode for the ICC Belfast is BT1 3WH.
There are a range of car parking facilities within walking distance to the Convention Centre.
- The Hilton Belfast The car park is only 100 metres from ICC Belfast.
- APCOA Parking Lanyon Place This multi-storey car park is just a 4-minute walk to ICC Belfast.
The current hourly rate for the car parks within Lanyon Place and the Hilton is £2.50. Special rates are available for evening parking in both Lanyon Place and Hilton car parks. Park between 17:30 and midnight and pre-pay £7.50 for your stay.
Our accommodation portal is now live.
This will give you access to hotel rooms at preferential rates once you have registered and purchased your ticket. You can access the accommodation portal via the attendee portal.
Whether you’re staying in the heart of the city, or travelling further afield, Belfast and Northern Ireland have an endless selection of luxury, family-friendly, spa, boutique and budget hotels.
The accommodation portal provides you with our recommendations but if you would like to explore alternatives go to the Visit Belfast website to help plan your stay.