Discover Car Hire in Belfast
Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland, situated on the Belfast Lough at the mouth of the Lagan River and is an inlet of the North Channel of the Irish Sea. This compact city certainly packs a punch; shaking off its controversial past. Belfast is now gaining a new reputation as a city with eternal optimism and the atmosphere is in keeping with the jovial and laid-back Irish people, making it a truly enjoyable destination.
With great sights and a scenic countryside to explore, your Belfast car rental will be a valuable asset on your trip to Northern Ireland. Be sure to stop at the Botanical Gardens, the Cathedral Quarter and City Hall. The gateway to Northern Ireland, it's a fantastic introduction!
DriveAway offers you freedom on your self-drive holiday around the countryside landscapes or city life of Northern Ireland. You can collect your car rental as soon as you arrive at Belfast Airport. Belfast has two airports, Belfast International Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport. The first airport is located 30 kilometres from the city, approximately 25 minutes drive, the second 8 kilometres, approximately 10 minutes drive. Alternatively, you can pick up your car at one of the many downtown depots located in the city.
For an insight into the history and forming of modern day Belfast, check out the Ulster Museum. The museum houses many displays, including sections devoted to history, times of conflict, and local wildlife. While in Belfast drive your rental car down to the harbour, and take a tour of the site where the Titanic was built. While the ill-fated vessel sunk on its maiden voyage, the locals insist it was a beautiful ship when it left the city and are proud of the engineering efforts of the builders.
One of the major attractions in Belfast is the Grand Opera House. This enchanting 19th-century building has beautiful paintings on the ceiling and vintage architecture. Try to book one of the regular theatrical performances here. Another attraction filled with dramatic architecture is the Saint Anne's Cathedral located in the centre of the Cathedral Quarter. The Cathedral Quarter showcases a range of Victorian and Art Deco architecture with many galleries, restaurants and bars.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Belfast - Derry||111||1.25|
|Belfast - Ballymena||44||0.5|
|Belfast - Newry||62||0.75|
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