Northern Ireland - Transport

Transport

Northern Ireland is served by three airports – Belfast International near Antrim, George Best Belfast City integrated into the railway network at Sydenham in East Belfast, and City of Derry in County Londonderry.

Major sea ports at Larne and Belfast carry passengers and freight between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Passenger railways are operated by Northern Ireland Railways. With Iarnrod Éireann (Irish Rail), Northern Ireland Railways co-operates in providing the joint Enterprise service between Dublin Connolly and Belfast Central. Main railway lines linking to and from Belfast Great Victoria Street railway station and Belfast Central are:

  • The Derry Line and the Portrush Branch.
  • The Larne Line
  • The Bangor Line
  • The Portadown Line

Main motorways are:

  • M1 connecting Belfast to the south and west, ending in Dungannon
  • M12 connecting the M1 to Portadown
  • M2 connecting Belfast to the north. An unconnected section of the M2 also by-passes Ballymena
  • M22 connecting the M2 to near Randalstown
  • M3 connecting the M1 and M2 in Belfast with the A2 dual carriageway to Bangor
  • M5 connecting Belfast to Newtownabbey

The cross-border road connecting the ports of Larne in Northern Ireland and Rosslare Harbour in the Republic of Ireland is being upgraded as part of an EU-funded scheme. European route E01 runs from Larne through the island of Ireland, Spain and Portugal to Seville.

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