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Whether you’re looking to explore lush green landscapes or indulge in a pint of Guinness in a cosy pub, the Emerald Isle always delights. Steeped in history, Ireland has miles of spectacular coastline to explore, complete with ancient castles, fishing villages and sandy beaches.

Choose British Airways to fly into Ireland’s top destinations. Book flights to Dublin to stroll around the grounds of Trinity College before enjoying an evening at the lively Temple Bar. You can also go behind the scenes at the Guinness Storehouse and Old Jameson Distillery. Fly to Belfast to experience the Titanic Belfast museum and head north to take in the Giant’s Causeway. This natural wonder is made up of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that have combined as the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. And Game of Thrones fans will love visiting filming locations for the TV series, which are all reachable by car from Belfast. Experience everything Eire has to offer by booking your holiday to Ireland today.

Ireland flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Ireland?

Flights from London to Dublin take one hour and 15 minutes, while flights from London to Belfast take one hour and 25 minutes.

Which airports does British Airways fly to Ireland from?

We fly to Dublin Airport (DUB) from London Heathrow (LHR) and London City Airport (LCY). You can also travel from London Heathrow to George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD).

What's the cheapest month to fly to Ireland?

September and October, plus January and February tend to offer cheaper flights to Ireland, but use our low fare finder to find the best value flights.

When's the best time to visit Ireland?

March to May and September to November are the best times to visit Ireland, though you can expect it to be busy during St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Thes months tend to have fewer visitors than the summer and the temperatures aren’t as cold as in the winter. Ireland has a mild climate and although it’s rainy at times, you can visit all year round.

Is Ireland cheap to visit?

If you plan ahead, you’ll find plenty of affordable things to do and see in Ireland. Hiking around the countryside and coastline is a low-cost way to explore – why not tick off the photo-ready Killarney National Park? Public transport is also inexpensive, and there are plenty of options across different price points for eating out and accommodation.

Is it easy to get around Ireland?

Although Ireland has a great public transportation system between the major towns and cities, you’ll need a car to venture further afield and to more remote spots. Hire a car with British Airways and get to all the must-see spots on your trip.

Why visit Ireland?

Ireland is renowned for its beauty and history, as well as its lively atmosphere and welcoming locals. Scenic coastlines, towns and villages are ready to be explored, making it the perfect destination for hikers and road-trippers. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day during the five-day event in Dublin or visit Galway for the International Oyster and Seafood Festival.

Why fly British Airways?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find clean, sanitised seats, HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Dublin: Highlights

  • Explore the seven-storey Guinness Storehouse, before sipping a pint on the top-floor Gravity Bar.
  • Join the party at Temple Bar, where drinkers fill the pubs and spill out onto the cobbled streets.
  • Stroll through Trinity College, Ireland’s most prestigious university founded in 1592.

Belfast: Highlights

  • Experience the Titanic Belfast and its nine galleries spread over six floors mirroring the infamous ship.
  • Visit the filming locations of the popular TV series Game of Thrones, which took place in 25 spots around Northern Ireland.
  • Grab a taste of Belfast at St George’s Market, where more than 150 traders set up stalls.

Ireland travel essentials

Flight time

1 hours 20 mins

Time zone

GMT +1



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