Cheap flights to Northern Ireland

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Flights to Northern Ireland in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$2,180Average for return flights in December 2021
Return from$6,211From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Belfast

Cheap flights to Northern Ireland in December, January 2021

The best prices found for BF1 flights for December, January
21 Jan. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHD

Belfast City

3 stops

36h 50m
BHD

Belfast City

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

36h 40m
$6,211

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 2/12/21

21 Jan. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHD

Belfast City

3 stops

36h 50m
BHD

Belfast City

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

27h 10m
$8,646

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 2/12/21

21 Jan. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BHD

Belfast City

2 stops

31h 50m
BHD

Belfast City

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 25m
$8,829

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 2/12/21

Can I fly to Northern Ireland from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Northern Ireland

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Northern Ireland.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Northern Ireland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Northern Ireland.

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Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Australia from Northern Ireland?

Returning to Australia from Northern Ireland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Northern Ireland must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Northern Ireland are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

When is the best time to fly to Northern Ireland?

Average Northern Ireland flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - BF1

Price

$1,293 - $2,828

BF1

Temperature

5 - 16 °C

BF1

Precipitation

50 - 90 mm

Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, April is seen as the time to fly to Northern Ireland, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. July sees the temperatures in Northern Ireland peak to their warmest. October tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

How long is the flight to Northern Ireland?

Australia has several cities that are known for frequently offering Northern Ireland flight deals, including Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. When you book flights to Northern Ireland that depart from Brisbane, you can expect for your trip to typically last around 26h to 33h on average. Those that will be departing from Perth instead will have a journey that lasts approximately 54h to 55h. If you are flying from Sydney, your trip to Northern Ireland may take you between 27h and 32h.

Are there direct flights to Northern Ireland?

Unfortunately, direct flights from Australia to Northern Ireland are not currently available. However, there are plenty of cheap flights to Northern Ireland for you to choose from, with many of them requiring either two or three layovers. If you will be flying from Brisbane Airport (BNE) to George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD), you will normally have three layovers, and these may take place in the cities of Sydney, Doha, and London. Those departing from Perth Airport (PER) will normally require three layovers as well, and these commonly take place in Melbourne, Abu Dhabi, and Manchester. When flying out of Sydney Airport (SYD), you will normally have two layovers, and these might take place in Hong Kong and London.

What is the best way to travel around Northern Ireland?

Once you have landed in Northern Ireland, there are a few different ways that you can travel throughout the country. One of the easiest ways to travel from city to city is by driving, as the country typically has limited public transportation. You may be able to take a local train, such as the one that travels between Belfast and Derry. There is also an extensive bus network that can be used to go to smaller towns or settlements. Within the city of Belfast, you can use the Translink bus and rail services to go to different neighborhoods and attractions.

What are some things to do in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland is known for having impressive scenery, so you may want to spend some time outdoors during your visit to the country. Going to Giant's Causeway is a must, as it is known for being the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom. You can also walk along Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, which will bring you to the pretty island of Carrickarede. For an interesting experience and to learn about history, spend a few hours exploring Titanic Belfast, a monument to the city’s maritime heritage that contains numerous exhibits related to the famous RMS Titanic ship. Dunluce Castle is also a unique place to visit, and it offers sweeping views of the surrounding region. Learn more about the rich Irish history and culture by taking a tour of Ulster Museum, which is famous for being one of the largest museums in Northern Ireland.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Northern Ireland?

As long as you will be visiting Northern Ireland for a period of 90 days or less and you are an Australian citizen, you are not required to have a visa. However, you will still be required to have a valid Australian passport. Keep in mind that your passport should not expire within six months of your scheduled return flight to Australia. You will also need to have at least two blank pages, in order to receive your stamps. Once you enter Northern Ireland, immigration officials may ask you to provide proof that you have a return ticket to Australia; this must be booked to occur within the three month period that you are allowed to stay in the country.

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