5 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

5 days in Northern Ireland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Belfast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Portrush
— 1 night
+3
Train + Foot + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: London

2
nights
Belfast

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the striking features of City Hall, examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, see the interesting displays at SS Nomadic, then steep yourself in history at Crumlin Road Gaol, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Ulster Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Belfast Botanical Gardens, and then take a memorable drive along Coast Rd.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Belfast trip itinerary builder.

London to Belfast is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from London in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Belfast: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Portrush.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Coast Rd
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City Hall ©
City Hall
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
Crumlin Road Gaol ©
Crumlin Road Gaol

1
night
Portrush

Portrush ©
Portrush is a small seaside resort town in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on the County Londonderry border. On the 4th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Dunluce Castle, then take a memorable drive along Causeway Coastal Route, then take in the dramatic natural features at Giant's Causeway, and finally explore the historical opulence of Dunseverick Castle.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portrush road trip website.

You can drive from Belfast to Portrush in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Portrush sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portrush

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bushmills, Causeway Coastal Route
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Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route
Dunluce Castle ©
Dunluce Castle

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