Flights @ Portadown
The fact that Portadown is just 23 miles south west of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, means that it is extremely well served by airports.
Both Belfast International Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport are less than an hour’s drive away from the city, so getting off your flight and into your holiday is quick, easy and stress free.
Both airports are well served by a range of airlines, budget and standard, and offer flights to and from the rest of the UK and Europe.
With the average flight from the UK to Belfast taking slightly over an hour, it’s clear that taking a flight to Portadown means you can enjoy a break from it all quickly and at a time and price that suits you.
Flights into Portadown
Belfast International is the largest and busiest airport in Ireland. It operates flights in and out of Belfast around the clock every day of the year, and handles an average of 11,000 passengers a day. If you opt to book your flight into Belfast International you’ll be offered a choice of 7 airlines, rising to 11 in the peak months of summer. The cities offering regular scheduled flights into the airport include London (Gatwick, Stansted and Luton), Edinburgh, Liverpool, Amsterdam, Paris, Manchester, and Newark New York.
The facilities on offer within the airport are everything you’d expect from a modern transport hub. After disembarking from your flight you can shop, eat, drink, change your money at a bureau de change and either book a rental car or pick up one you booked before flying. You can head straight to Portadown by bus, taxi or rental car.
George Best Belfast City airport is smaller than Belfast International and offers a choice of six airlines that provide
from places in the UK such as Birmingham, Liverpool, London and Newcastle and European destinations like Barcelona and Amsterdam.
Travelling to Portadown after your flight
The journey from both of these airports to the centre of Portadown is quick and easy.
From Belfast International, it’s a straightforward journey along the M1 and the A3, which should take approximately an hour.
Traveling by road from George Best Belfast City Airport to Portadown will take roughly the same time via the M1.
Both airports have taxi terminals outside the main entrance, allowing taxis into Portadown to be booked in advance or flagged down on the day, whilst regular bus and coach shuttles run throughout the day from the airports into the centre of Belfast, from where transport links run to Portadown and, indeed, the rest of the island.
Booking your flight
Between them, the two airports offer a choice of no less than 17 airlines, depending upon exactly where in Europe you’re flying from. There are flights which land throughout the day and night all through the year.
So you have no more excuses: book that flight today and enjoy Portadown.