Queen’s is one of the leading centres for educational research in the UK and Ireland with over half of their research being rated as either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ by the independent UK Research Assessment Exercise (2008).
Transport to Belfast
Queen’s University is located in the city of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Our historic campus is based in south Belfast, 15-minutes walk from the vibrant city centre.
By Air George Best Belfast City Airport The airport is situated just three miles from Belfast City Centre. Please check www.belfastcityairport.com for flight information.
The Airport Express 600 bus service runs from the airport terminal to the city centre every 20 minutes (05.30 – 22.05) Monday to Friday. Please check www.translink.co.uk for services on Saturdays and Sundays.
Belfast International Airport Belfast International Airport is 30 minutes drive via the M2 Motorway. Please check www.belfastairport.com for flight information.
The Airport Express 300 service operates between the airport and Belfast City Centre every 15 minutes Monday to Friday, every 20 minutes on Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday. This service operates 24 hours a day however night services are less frequent. Please check www.translink.co.uk for services during off peak times and weekends.
In peak season, there are 35 flights to four London airports alone. Typical return flights to Belfast are comparable to UK return rail costs:
Belfast to London starting from £42
Belfast to Manchester from £44
Belfast to Glasgow from £44
By Sea Belfast is easily accessed by sea with crossings from both Scotland and England. Travel by state of the art superfast ferries with journey times from just 2 hours 15 minutes.
Operators and travel times vary. Please check out Stena Line, P&O Irish Sea and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company for travel options.