8th EfCCNa Congress 2019
13-16 February | Ljubljana | Slovenia

Travel to Belfast

By plane

Belfast is served by two airports and is within easy reach of national and international destinations. 

The George Best Belfast City Airport is located three miles from Belfast Waterfront.  

A regular bus service runs to and from the city centre and the journey time by car is around five minutes.  

The Belfast International Airport is around 20 miles north of the city centre and the average journey time by car is around 45 minutes.  

There is a regular bus service to and from the city centre. 



Dublin airport is an alternative as airport destination and can be a cheaper option. Dublin airport is approximantely 100 miles from Belfast and there is an express bus outside the front airport entrance that runs every hour and takes approximantely 1 hour and 50 minutes. The tickets can be bought in advance or at the stop. More info can be found via this link 


By car 

If you are travelling on a major road into the city, follow signs for the city centre and Belfast Waterfront via East Bridge Street or Oxford Street. 


By train

The nearest train station is Central Station, which is in East Bridge Street, around five minutes’ walk from the congress venue. 

There is a regular train service to Dublin and the average journey time is around two hours. 

For train timetables, visit www.translink.co.uk 


By boat

Belfast is well served by ferries and we are located near the main port. 

Stena Line and P&O Irish Sea Ferries operate daily services from the UK to Northern Ireland. 


Local travel

By taxi

Fon-A-Cab (028 9023 3333)

Value Cabs (028 9080 9080)


By bus

The nearest bus station is the Laganside Bus Centre, which is around two minutes’ walk from Belfast Waterfront. 

There is a bus stop on Oxford Street, directly outside the Belfast Waterfront.  

The main bus provider in Belfast is Translink, which runs both Ulsterbus and Citybus Metro services. 


On foot

Belfast Waterfront is located in Lanyon Place beside the River Lagan. 

The congress venue is five minutes’ walk from the city centre – just follow the directions from Belfast City Hall towards Chichester Street.  

Cross the traffic lights at Victoria Street and pass through the law courts.  

Then cross the traffic lights on Oxford Street – we are located next to the Belfast Hilton Hotel.