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Getting to Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport, in Northern Ireland, was renamed in 2006, in honour of the famous footballer. The airport is only 5km from the city and lies next to the port.  If you would like to travel by bus, take route 300 from the just opposite the terminal to the Europa Bus Centre. This Airport Express service runs every 15 minutes throughout the day and takes approximately 30-40 minutes. There is also Metrobus 3A, that takes you from Sydenham to Belfast City Hall, every 20 minutes. If you have hired a car you can take the A2 by-pass into the city, it takes about 10 minutes.
 
If you have hired a car, the car hire desks are situated in the arrivals area and you will be met by a representative.
 

Cheapest car hire at Belfast City Airport

Mini

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.72 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 327.04 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No
Mini

Peugeot 107

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 46.74 EUR/day
Peugeot 107

7 Days rental at 327.19 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 47.47 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 332.32 EUR from 20/06/2022

  1 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Opel Corsa

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 48.45 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 339.19 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No
Economy

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 50.17 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 351.19 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No
Mini

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 50.39 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 352.77 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  No
Economy

Opel Corsa

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 51.42 EUR/day
Opel Corsa

7 Days rental at 359.96 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 51.88 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 363.18 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  No
Economy

Volkswagen Polo

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.40 EUR/day
Volkswagen Polo

7 Days rental at 366.84 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

*daily rates in Belfast City Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

  • Belfast City Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Belfast City Airport including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, AVIS, ENTERPRISE, FIREFLY, HERTZ.

Useful to know about Belfast City Airport

  • The airport was renamed in 2006 in honour of the city’s famous son; footballer George Best
  • Numbers have fluctuated over the last few years but still over 2.2m people use the airport
  • A proposed runway extension, when completed will see Ryanair return to use the airport
  • The airport is only three miles from the city centre  is located adjacent to the Port of Belfast

 

Popular car hire destinations in Belfast City Airport

Best car rental companies in Belfast City Airport

8.2
No.1: FIREFLY,
based on 916 reviews
90
80
70
80
80
14 min (average wait time)
8.1
No.2: ALAMO,
based on 1554 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
21 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.3: BUDGET,
based on 882 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
10 min (average wait time)

Belfast City Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo EHI
  • € 327.04
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 46.72
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 18
    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
  • 13
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 83
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Belfast City Airport

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January€ 177
February€ 180
March€ 85
April€ 147
May€ 163
June€ 118
July€ 141
August€ 138
September€ 128
October€ 151
November€ 113
December€ 201
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January€ 105
February€ 107
March€ 73
April€ 84
May€ 88
June€ 74
July€ 80
August€ 86
September€ 82
October€ 91
November€ 70
December€ 116
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January€ 124
February€ 143
March€ 140
April€ 122
May€ 138
June€ 178
July€ 160
August€ 151
September€ 105
October€ 127
November€ 110
December€ 188
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January€ 138
February€ 145
March€ 94
April€ 113
May€ 133
June€ 104
July€ 116
August€ 112
September€ 101
October€ 108
November€ 87
December€ 174
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January€ 49
February€ 47
March€ 48
April€ 50
May€ 51
June€ 51
July
August€ 48
September€ 46
October
November€ 45
December€ 103
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January€ 126
February€ 129
March€ 62
April€ 101
May€ 114
June€ 79
July€ 110
August€ 102
September€ 99
October€ 105
November€ 83
December€ 129
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January€ 269
February€ 270
March€ 173
April€ 219
May€ 259
June€ 176
July€ 186
August€ 196
September€ 187
October€ 227
November€ 179
December€ 311
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May€ 51
June€ 54
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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire at Belfast City Airport

How much does car hire at Belfast City Airport cost?

Car hire at Belfast City Airport costs as little as €46.70 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €53.80 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €282.30 per day from ALAMO for a Seat Alhambra.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Belfast City Airport?

7 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Belfast City Airport, including HERTZ, AVIS, EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Belfast City Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Belfast City Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Belfast City Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Firefly Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire at Belfast City Airport with a score of 8.2/10

with Alamo EHI rated second best with a score of 8.1/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Belfast City Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Belfast City Airport is €363.18 per week from BUDGET.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Belfast City Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Belfast City Airport is FIREFLY, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Kia Picanto available from as little as €327.04 per week.

How much is fuel at Belfast City Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.958/ltr of petrol and €2.123/ltr of diesel at Belfast City Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Belfast City Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Belfast City Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, ENTERPRISE, FIREFLY, HERTZ, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Belfast City Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Mini, Premium and Standard class rental cars at Belfast City Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Belfast City Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Belfast City Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Belfast City Airport is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Belfast City Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Belfast City Airport at the moment, however FIREFLY rates start from just €327.04 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €327.04 from FIREFLY in Belfast - Airport - George Best City Apt or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week at Belfast City Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Belfast City Airport is €326.90 per week with an average price of €376.60 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Belfast City Airport

Most popular car hire companies at Belfast City Airport

  • Sixt (tel: +44-3300022666)
  • Avis (tel: 028 9073 1929)
  • Hertz (tel: 02890732451)
  • Green motion (tel: +44 2890 731988 /+44 (0) 333 888 4000 option 1)
  • Alamo (tel: 028-90463850)
  • Enterprise (tel: 028-90463850)
  • National (tel: 028-90463850)
  • Firefly (tel: +44 2890732451)
  • Easirent (tel: 0044 28 9590 8058 / 0044 7921 439921)
  • Europcar (tel: 4403713843425)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Belfast City Airport

  • Sixt (George Best Belfast City AP, George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast, BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland)
  • Avis (Belfast City Airport, Belfast, BT3 9JH)
  • Hertz ((harbour A/p), Belfast (n.ireland), BT3 9JH)
  • Green motion (Block A Units 1&2, 22 Heron , Business Park, Heron Road, Belfast)
  • Alamo (ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR, ARRIVALS HALL,BELFAST CITY APT, BELFAST, BT3 9JH, NIR)
  • Enterprise (SYDENHAM BYPASS, ARRIVALS HALL,BELFAST CITY APT, BELFAST, BT3 9JH, NIR)

Car hire company reviews at Belfast City Airport

  • Firefly: Rated 8.2/10 from 29 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.1/10 from 131 reviews
  • BUDGET Direct: Rated 8.0/10 from 22 reviews
  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.8/10 from 762 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 7.3/10 from 140 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.3/10 from 12 reviews

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