Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Stansted to Belfast
Useful information about the flight from London Stansted to Belfast
Rural Belfast is nothing short of magical. Used in many of the scenes in the Game of Thrones series, it will undoubtedly speak to the poet within. The city itself boasts some of the most remarkable architectural structures known to man.
Local Climate and Festivities
The tourist season is from April to September, which starts off the spring festivities. April Féile an Earraigh is a cultural feast featuring Irish and Celtic music. During April, tourists can also look forward to the Belfast Film Festival. Féile an Phobail is a world music festival held in August, with the Belfast Mela - an Asian festival - also held during August. During the tourist season, the weather is mild and wet, cooling down during October when the Belfast Festival is held.
Tips, safety and local prices
Belfast has two tourist information bureaus: one located in Donegall Square and the other at 216 Falls Rd, West Belfast. As far as safety is concerned, there are only a few areas still deemed somewhat unsafe at night. The details of these areas should be available at the hostels and hotels. Belfast is more cost effective than most European cities, with a pint of beer going at a very agreeable price of about £3. Basic meals are from about £4.50.
Local airport transfers and other useful facts
The Airport Express 300 bus shuttles between the airport and bus station, at about £7.50 one-way and £10.50 for a return trip. The average duration is about 30 minutes. Taking a taxi will be more pricey, though, at around £30 to the city centre. With all the sites within walking distance, a bus ticket will go a long way. Singles are around £1.50 and Metro All Day tickets about £ 4. Smartlink travel cards cost around £1.50 with an additional £10.50 per 10 journeys or a 1-week travel card at £16. A Belfast visitor pass can be chosen for one, two, or three days which includes discounts to attractions. Bike and taxi sharing are quite common, starting from as little a £1 for bikes and £5 for taxis. Accommodation is a reasonable price of around £10 in hostels when sharing and £60 as a mid price.