Flights from Belfast
Belfast International Airport
Savvy travelers can book cheap flights from Belfast with Orbitz.com. Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is serviced by Belfast International Airport. The airport is located 12 miles northwest of Belfast and was formerly known as Aldergrove Airport. More than 4 million passengers travel through the airport each year. Aegan Airlines, Aer Lingus, Air Europa, Austrian Airlines, BH Air, United Airlines, Thomson Airways and Freebird Airlines service Belfast International Airport.
Belfast International Airport Parking
Belfast International Airport offers convenient parking options. Over 8,000 parking spaces are available for long-term and short-term parking needs. Long-term parking costs only £5 per day when you pre-book. Short-term parking costs only £2 per hour, with a maximum daily rate of £34. Reserved parking is also available for frequent flyers.
Belfast International Airport Transportation
Belfast International Airport offers a variety of ground transportation services. Taxis and bus services are readily available outside of the terminal building. The airport is served by the International Airport Taxi Company seven days a week. Expect to pay £25 one-way to the airport from downtown Belfast. Shuttle buses travel to and from downtown Belfast, Lisburn and Londonderry. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, and National Car Rental all have booths at the airport.
Belfast International Airport Restaurants
Belfast International Airport offers several restaurants that cater to busy travelers. Establishments such as Starbucks, Burger King, Cafe Bar, Caffee Ritazza, and Stangford Grill all offer casual dining options for travelers. There is a bar located on the departure lounge called The Lagan Bar. Fed and Waered offers freshly cooked home-style meals for travelers who want a bit more than the usual. Remember to use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Belfast.
Flights to Edinburgh
Airports in Edinburgh
Your trip to Scotland will be much easier when you search for cheap flights to Edinburgh on Orbitz.com. The main international gateway for all of Scotland is Edinburgh Airport, located six miles west of the city along the M8 motorway. Several regional and international carriers fly in and out of the airport on a daily basis. These include Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and United Airlines. There are currently plans to expand the airport to accommodate an expected rise in passenger volume.
Transportation From the Airport
When you book with Orbitz.com, you'll have the option to reserve a rental car for your stay. There are also daily and nightly bus routes that transport passengers from Edinburgh Airport into the city. The Airlink 100 runs every 10 minutes all day long and drops passengers off at Waverly Bridge. The trip takes around 25 minutes. City cabs are available outside the arrivals end of the terminal building.
Weather in Edinburgh
The weather in Edinburgh is strongly influenced by surrounding ocean waters. The warm waters of the Gulf Stream keep the city relatively warm for its latitude. Summers are cool, with highs in the mid-60s. Winters are cool but not cold. Average low winter temperatures in Edinburgh are near the freezing mark. Edinburgh is known as a windy city, with a prevailing southwesterly breeze coming down from the hills.
Things to Do in Edinburgh
As a historical and cultural center, Edinburgh has numerous museums and galleries, including the Museum of Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Allow time to enjoy the sights and sounds of this northern city when you search for flights to Edinburgh on Orbitz.com.
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