Arrive in NI

Northern Ireland is easy to get to and it's easy to get around. 

Three airports with frequent, low-cost flights throughout the UK and beyond, excellent fast ferry links to England and Scotland, plus good roads, buses and trains take you where you want to go with minimum fuss.

Coming by Air

Northern Ireland is served by flights into Belfast International Airport, George Best Belfast City Airport and City of Derry Airport .

Scheduled air services operate from nearly all major UK airports. There are many direct flights from major European cities. There’re direct flights from Beijing/Shanghai/Chengdu to London Heathrow and there are more than 20 flights every day from London to Belfast which takes less than 1.5 hour. 

You can also come from Dublin by Translink train or bus which will only take 1.5 hours.

Crossing by Ferry

Coast to Coast from Scotland to Northern Ireland in an hour!

Northern Ireland has first-class ferry connections with Scotland, England and the Isle of Man. New, high-speed vessels, enhanced on-board amenities, entertainment and shopping, together with lower prices*, make the car ferry a very attractive way to go.
*Check prices with the operators at time of booking.

Port information can also be obtained from the Port of Larne and Belfast Harbour.

Tourism Northern Ireland

For more information on tourism in Northern Ireland please visit



News & Events

Summer 2022 News Update


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NI Bureau & Embassy of Ireland Blooms Day Celebration 2021.


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Queen’s University Belfast’s chartered flights from China arrive safely in Belfast


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Northern Ireland Bureau, 2020-2022 Strategy Report.


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Chinese government & NI Bureau work to secure Northern Ireland’s PPE supply.


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