Getting to Belfast
With flights from most regional airports, getting to Belfast is easy and affordable.
Flybe is offering Congress delegates a 20% discount on their direct flights to/from Belfast. The 20% discount applies on direct flights to/from UK airports, travelling 11–17 May 2018 inclusive, booked on or before 21 January 2018. Book your place for Congress 2018 and we’ll send you details of the offer.
Flights to Belfast
Ferries to Belfast
Getting to Belfast Waterfront
From George Best Belfast City Airport
The Airport Express 600/600b bus service operates seven days a week to the Europa Bus Centre in central Belfast, and takes around 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2.50 (single) and £3.80 (return, valid for 30 days) and can be bought from the tourist information desk in arrivals, from the driver (cash only), or via the mlink app on itunes or Google Play. The bus leaves from the main terminal exit.
From Belfast International Airport
The Airport Express 300 / 300a bus service operates seven days a week to the Europa Bus Centre in central Belfast, and takes around 35 – 45 minutes. Tickets cost £7.50 (single) and £10.50 (return, valid for 30 days) and can be bought from the tourist information desk in arrivals, from the driver, or via the mlink app on itunes or Google Play. The bus leaves from the main terminal exit.
From the Europa Bus Centre, Belfast Waterfront is a 15-minute walk, heading east along Howard Street and May Street.
City centre buses
Route 600 / 600b departs from the Europa Bus Centre, and you should alight at Victoria Square Chichester Street from where it’s a five-minute walk to Belfast Waterfront, heading east along Chichester Street.
Routes 4a, 18, 19, 23 and 31 leave from Donegall Square West (a five-minute walk from the Europa Bus Centre) and take you directly to Belfast Waterfront.
From Belfast Port
Bus Route 96 operates from the port to Donegall Square where you can pick up a bus to Belfast Waterfront. Tickets can be purchased in cash from the driver and cost £2.00 single.
Congress delegates can search and book discounted hotel accommodation in Belfast via the Visit Belfast website.
A variety of lower cost accommodation options are also available in Belfast such as, B&Bs, guesthouse, hostels etc. Further details can be found on the Visit Belfast website.
Please note the terms and conditions of payment may vary so please check directly with your chosen accommodation provider.
The crèche facility will be provided by The Mobile Crèche Company.
Hilton Belfast, 4 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3LP
Tel: +44 (0) 28 90 277 224
Crèche opening times
| Saturday 12 May
| Sunday 13 May
| Monday 14 May
| Tuesday 15 May
| Wednesday 16 May
Booking your place
We are pleased to offer RCN members a crèche facility for their babies/children on a first come first served basis.
Please contact the RCN Registrations Team at RCNDEventsRegistration@rcn.org.uk
to book a place.
Advanced booking is essential and bookings will close on Monday 30 April.