Is two days enough for Belfast?

Two days in Belfast give you enough time to get to the top attractions, including the much-celebrated Titanic Belfast, and to delve deeper into the city's storied past with Troubles-themed tours and a visit to the creepy Crumlin Road Gaol.

Should I go to Dublin or Belfast?

Dublin is more of an international city, with better transport connections and more diversity. But Belfast is cheaper, more navigable and traditional, with a rich and storied history to discover. We offer a selection of Ireland group tours, with trips starting in both Dublin and Belfast.

What is the best month to visit Belfast Ireland?

Many locals will tell you that the best time to visit Northern Ireland is during the summer (June-August) — "Sure, why would you want to go on holiday when the sun's shining here?" Northern Ireland is extra gorgeous when the sun's shining with plenty of beaches and hiking trails to explore.

Is there a lot to do in Belfast?

Ulster MuseumYou'll find endless things to do in Belfast, from world-class attractions, historic landmarks, museums, shopping and entertainment venues, to walking, coach, taxi and bike sightseeing tours.

Is it expensive to visit Belfast?

Europe's cheapest city break named as Belfast among most expensive destinations. Belfast has been listed as the fifth most expensive city for accommodation in Europe. Overall, NI's capital city appeared at number 29 in an assessment of 35 destinations named in a new survey.

How much is train from Belfast to Dublin?

Overview: Train from Belfast to Dublin

Distance 87 miles
Average train ticket price £16 (€17)
Train frequency 7 a day
Direct train Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day

Is Belfast an expensive city to visit?

Is Belfast Expensive? Compared to other cities around Ireland and the United Kingdom, Belfast is a relatively cost-effective city.

How many days in Belfast is enough?

Where to avoid staying in Belfast?

Tiger's Bay is a unionist enclave which is generally safe during the day but should be avoided at night. The New Lodge, a nationalist area, is similarly patchy and probably best avoided altogether. The Antrim Road (including Carlisle Circus) and Shore Road areas are best avoided at night.

Is the train ride from Dublin to Belfast Scenic?

Dublin to Belfast Train InformationThe mind-boggling landscapes of Ireland and its neighboring country will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression while on a train ride from Dublin to Belfast.

Is it safe to walk around Belfast?

Belfast is very safe to walk about in. As with anywhere on earth, there are areas that are best avoided, keep to the main city centre, stay where the crowds are, and if you want to go off track, get a taxi if you are unsure, but come and enjoy yourself, as i'm sure you will.

Is it safe for English to visit Belfast?

A city with a tainted name, Belfast has low crime rates compared to other major European cities. If you follow basic safety rules such as avoiding dark alleyways alone and not holding your valuables out for the world to see, you will be perfectly safe in Belfast and you will without a doubt have a great trip.

Is Dublin or Belfast safer?

Dublin Vs Belfast – SafetyWith a moderate ranking when it comes to crime rates across both Dublin and Belfast, it's fair to say that both cities are generally safe to be in. However, it is worth a mention that Dublin does have a history rooted in drug use and gang violence though it is fast cleaning up its act.

Do I need a passport to travel from Belfast to Dublin by train?

You will not need a passport to cross the border from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland and vice versa. Further information is available from the British Embassy in your country of origin, call 0300 222 0000 or visit

Can a US citizen travel to Northern Ireland?

If you want to come to Northern Ireland to visit, study or work, you may need to apply for a visa through UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI). You'll find a handy tool on the GOV.UK website to check if you need a visa.

Is it safe for Americans to go to Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland is extremely safe for tourists to visit. In fact, it has one of the lowest crime rates among industrialised countries. According to statistics from the U.N. International Crime Victimisation Survey, Northern Ireland has one of the lowest crime rates in Europe.

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