About County Antrim
From sublime scenery to big city buzz, Antrim hits the mark
Belfast may grab all the attention, but while the Northern Ireland capital is now one of the top city break destinations in Europe, with cool boutiques, hip bars and stunning Victorian architecture, there’s a lot more to County Antrim than just the urban buzz of its biggest city.
With one of the most awesome sights in the world – the Giant’s Causeway – an exceptionally beautiful coastline, historic castles and nine sublimely scenic glens, Antrim will win you over with its many charms.
Travelling to Antrim
Belfast International Airport is located 30 km from the city centre. There are flights to London, many British destinations, as well as Europe, and now the US.Belfast City Airport caters for smaller aircraft and is conveniently located close to Belfast city centre. It provides flights mainly to and from Britain.
The Sea Cat provides the fastest crossing to Northern Ireland from Stranraer in Scotland to Belfast, sailing 5 times a day and taking 90 minutes. A Liverpool to Belfast service runs every second day with Norse Irish Ferries. Stena and P&O Ferries operate ferries to Larne from Stranrear and Cairnryan, taking up to 140 minutes and sailing 10 to 15 times daily. Visit
Long distance buses arrive in Belfast at Great Victoria Street Bus Station or Oxford Street Bus Station.
Trains arrive in Belfast from Dublin, Bangor, Portrush, Portadown, Derry and Larne Harbour