The flight route from Glasgow (GLA) to Belfast (BFS) is a popular domestic route in the United Kingdom. This route is used by both tourists and business travellers. Behind the route from Glasgow to London, this is the second busiest national route from Glasgow airport. Between 2 and 4 services are operated every day. The distance between Glasgow and Belfast is 128 miles, which is covered in a flight time of only 45 minutes from take-off to landing for a direct flight. By road, the journey involves a ferry crossing from Larne to Troon. Airlines operating a service on this route include the low-cost airlines, Easyjet and flybe.
As this route is served by a low cost carrier, a low-cost flight should be widely available. An air ticket will not cost much more than £70 return even for a last minute flight. Passengers should note that taking hold luggage on a low cost airline will often incur extra costs, it is therefore advisable to travel light.
There are two airports in Belfast, Belfast City Airport (BHD) and Belfast International (BFS). Most services operated from Glasgow usually land at Belfast International Airport, which is about 13 miles from Belfast city centre. Flybe also operate on this route, landing at Belfast city airport, however. There are plenty of transport links at Belfast International airport including an express bus link to the centre of Belfast. Belfast city airport is only 3 miles from the centre of Belfast and also well linked to the city centre.