Car Rental Belfast International Airport (BFS)

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Belfast International Airport, Belfast, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$23.72 / per day
Economy
Ford Fiesta or similar
Ford Fiesta
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Easirent
$26.65 / per day
Compact
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Europcar
$63.90 / per day
Intermediate
Ford Mondeo or similar
Ford Mondeo
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Alamo
$79.99 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
VAUXHALL INSIGNIA or similar
VAUXHALL INSIGNIA
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Enterprise
$81.59 / per day
Full-size
Mitsubishi L200 or similar
Mitsubishi L200
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
SIXT
$63.37 / per day
Premium
Volvo V60 or similar
Volvo V60
  • 5x
  • 6x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Easirent
$74.05 / per day
Premium Elite
Mercedes Benz E class or similar
Mercedes Benz E class
  • 5x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Easirent
$93.80 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Country code
44
Average car rental length
4 days
Economy car rental price
$40.35 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
97 km/h
60 mi/h
Speed limit within town
48 km/h
30 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Belfast International Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Belfast International Airport is also known as Aldergrove Airport.

Top international routes

  • Alicante
  • Malaga
  • Palma de Mallorca
  • Faro
  • Tenerife-South
  • Amsterdam

Main airlines

easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, and TUI Airways

Terminals

The single airport terminal serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

Belfast International Airport is about 21 km (13 mi) northwest of downtown Belfast. Motorways A57, M2, and A12 are the main roads connecting the airport to the city. Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, is just 180 km (112 mi) from Belfast International Airport.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

Enterprise, Alamo, Europcar, SIXT, Keddy, and Easirent

Car rental desks

Most are located in the arrivals hall.

Services and facilities

You’ll find coffee shops, bars, and full-service restaurants. Food Village is located post-security and hosts many fast food restaurants. There are many shops, including newsstands, a bookstore, and duty-free outlets for passengers leaving the EU. Belfast International Airport also has ATMs, two currency exchanges, a pharmacy, baby changing facilities, a children’s play room, a contemplation room, and an observation deck. The airport facilities are well equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and there are porters ready to assist with baggage. Some airport staff are trained in basic sign language. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Emo Express gas station, located at Airport Road, Aldergrove, Crumlin BT29 4ZR, can be reached in about three minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations near the airport and on the way to Belfast.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Dublin (180 km / 112 mi)
  • Edinburgh (301 km / 187 mi)
  • Galway (380 km / 236 mi)

Airport info

Rating
6.8
  • Getting to the airport 7.2
  • Departure and check-in 8.0
  • Terminal facilities 6.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.6
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.6
  • Lounge 5.6

Belfast International Airport (BFS)

  • IATA: BFS
  • ICAO: EGAA
  • Airport name: Belfast International Airport (BFS)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 82 m / 268 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Grooved
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 58,152
  • Passengers (per year): 5,836,552
  • Distance from City: 13 miles / 21 km NW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: 00 44 (0)28 9448 4848

Top 20 Locations near Belfast International Airport

  1. 0.9 km / 0.6 miles away
  2. 101.3 km / 62.9 miles away
  3. 128.3 km / 79.7 miles away
  4. 166.3 km / 103.3 miles away
  5. 171.5 km / 106.6 miles away
  6. 216.6 km / 134.6 miles away
  7. 244.7 km / 152.0 miles away
  8. Car Rental at Dundee Airport from $43.69 per day
    271.2 km / 168.5 miles away
  9. 272.1 km / 169.1 miles away
  10. 274.8 km / 170.7 miles away
  11. 286.8 km / 178.2 miles away
  12. 333.7 km / 207.4 miles away
  13. 343.8 km / 213.6 miles away
  14. 355.1 km / 220.7 miles away
  15. 359.7 km / 223.5 miles away
  16. 364.4 km / 226.4 miles away
  17. 367.1 km / 228.1 miles away
  18. 378.9 km / 235.4 miles away
  19. 396.9 km / 246.6 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Belfast International Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Belfast International Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Belfast International Airport
$25.59
January
$77.43
February
$73.27
March
$54.14
April
$68.66
May
$53.44
June
$52.45
July
$51.08
August
$24.80
September
$30.42
October
$67.22
November
$67.22
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Belfast International Airport is September when prices for an Economy class start from $24.80. You can see that this is 54% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 68% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $77.43 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Belfast International Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in June the average rental period is 5 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 4 days.
Average Rental Length at Belfast International Airport
4
January
4
February
4
March
4
April
4
May
5
June
5
July
4
August
4
September
4
October
4
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Belfast International Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Belfast International Airport in August, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Belfast International Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
107%
January
105%
February
100%
March
107%
April
121%
May
59%
June
117%
July
129%
August
89%
September
102%
October
84%
November
80%
December

Top 7 Suppliers for Belfast International Airport in 2019

Enterprise
Enterprise
Exceptional 9.3
0044 02 894 451 940
Belfast International Airport, Airport Rd, Belfast BT29 4AB
Alamo
Exceptional 9.2
0044 02 894 451 940
Belfast International Airport, Airport Rd, Belfast BT29 4AB
SIXT
Excellent 8.6
0044 2 894 453 588
181 Airport Rd, Belfast, Crumlin BT29 4DW
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+4403713843426
ARRIVALS HALL
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
0044 02 894 452 642
Belfast International Airport
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.2
+4403713843426
ARRIVALS HALL
Easirent
Very good 7.4
0044 028 9244 8755 / 0044 028 9590 8058
Karl Business Park, 92 Old Ballyrobin Rd, Antrim

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