Belfast International Airport is located by the village of Aldergrove, just over thirteen miles north west of Belfast, in Northern Ireland. As always, Europcar has several facilities at the airport to assist you with any of your car hire needs. Our fleet of comfortable, modern and reliable vehicles is ready to respond to any space, seat or budgetary requirements, with helpful services like easy online booking, express pick-up, optional satellite navigation, child seats and additional driver cover available to ensure your journey out of Belfast International Airport continues on without fuss. All with the assurance that your transport issues have been handled by an expert and experienced team.
Belfast International Airport, or Aldergrove Airport as it is often still called, serves Belfast and the surrounding areas, along with the smaller George Best Belfast City Airport. It's the main international airport for Northern Ireland, and has around four million passengers travel through it every year. Belfast International Airport hosts flights to Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle and several London airports on mainland UK, as well as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Lanzerote, Malta and Malaga in Europe, and Reykjavik in Iceland. There are also seasonal flights to major holiday destinations like Corfu, Ibiza, Nice, Alicante, Mallorca, Faro and so on in Europe, plus Newark, Las Vegas and Orlando in the US, and Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. Located very near the M2 motorway, there is easy access to Belfast and the M1.
The City of Belfast - Belfast, meaning 'mouth of the sandbanks' in Irish, is the largest city and capital of Northern Ireland. It has the second largest population on the island of Ireland, after Dublin, at around 300,000, with a total of about 500,000 making up the larger Belfast area. Known as one of the most visited cities in the UK, hosting well over seven million visitors per year, Belfast city centre has been through a recent period of regeneration and expansion to make it a world-class visitor destination, offering the best in shopping, bars, restaurants and nightlife. Once the most productive shipyard in the world, counting the Titanic amongst its accomplishments, the attraction 'Titanic Belfast', found in the Titanic Quarter, pays tribute to the city's maritime heritage. Visitors are also drawn to the Ulster Museum, which exhibits the likes of dinosaur remains and Egyptian Mummies; Belfast City Hall, that was opened in 1906; St Georges Market, held to be one of the best markets in the UK and one of Belfasts oldest attractions; and Belfast Castle.
Game of Thrones - Fans of the popular books and television series might enjoy visiting some of the filming locations, many of which are found around Northern Ireland: Downhill Beach in Co. Derry is used for Dragonstone; Murlough Bay in Co. Antrim stands in for Storm's End; Pyke and The Iron Islands are represented by Ballintoy Harbour; Castle Ward in Co. Down is used as the majestic Winterfell; and a section of the River Quoile is used for the location of Riverrun.
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