How to get here
There are two main airports in Northern Ireland.
Belfast International Airport
Located 19 miles northwest of Belfast City Centre, Belfast International Airport is the closest to the SAM factory and offices (5.9 miles).
The main airlines flying to and from this airport are EasyJet, Jet2.com, United Airlines, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Virgin Atlantic and Wizz.
There are six car hire companies operating from Belfast International Airport with the majority based in the arrivals hall. They include Enterprise / National / Alamo, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.
There is a regular bus service available to Belfast, Lisburn and L’Derry. You can catch all buses at the front of the terminal building. Ticket prices from the airport to Belfast are £7.50 (single) and £10.50 (return). There is no direct bus to the SAM factory and offices so if you are travelling here we would recommend a taxi (or a lift from one of our helpful staff members!).
The official taxi operator for Belfast International Airport is the International Airport Taxi Company. Taxis are located outside the right hand door of the airport Exit lobby. It will cost approximately £13 to travel to the SAM factory and offices and if you want to travel direct to Belfast City Centre it will cost £31. To book a taxi call +44 (0)28 9448 4353 or visit www.belfastairporttaxis.com.
George Best Belfast City Airport
The George Best Belfast City Airport is located 3 miles from Belfast City Centre and operates using a single-runway. It is approximately 18 miles from the SAM factory and offices.
The main airlines flying to and from this airport are Flybe, Aer Lingus, LinksAir, British Airways, Citywing and Vueling.
There are four in-terminal car hire companies operating from George Best Belfast City Airport including Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz.
There is a bus service available from outside the airport to the Belfast Europa Bus Centre every 20 minutes (Monday to Saturday) or every 40 minutes (Sunday). Ticket prices are £2.50 (single) and £3.80 (return).
The approved taxi operator for the George Best Belfast City Airport is Value Cabs and taxis are located outside the terminal building. It will cost approximately £10 to travel to Belfast City Centre or £27 to travel to the SAM factory and offices. To book a taxi call +44 (0)28 9080 9080 or visit www.valuecabs.co.uk.