By Bus
Metro (www.translink.co.uk; 028/9066-6630) city buses depart from Donegall Square East, West, and North, plus Upper Queen Street, Wellington Place, Chichester Street, and Castle Street, and from bus stops throughout the city. The cheapest way to use the buses is to buy a Metro Day ticket, which allows unlimited travel all day for £3.90 (£3.40 after 9:30am).

By Car
If you’ve brought a car into Belfast, it’s best to leave it parked and take public transport or walk around the city. If you must drive and want to park downtown, look for a blue p sign that shows a parking lot. No parking is allowed in “control zones,” marked by pink-and-yellow signs.
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By Taxi
Taxis are available at all main rail stations, ports, and airports, and in front of City Hall. Most metered taxis are London-type black cabs with a yellow disk on the window. Other taxis may not have meters, so ask in advance what the fare to your destination will be. You can hail a taxi on the street, although it rarely takes long for a cab to arrive if you call.

By Bike
Belfast has recently adopted a public bike-sharing system. “Belfast Bikes”—formally “Coca-Cola Zero Belfast Bikes,” though absolutely nobody calls them that—are available at more than 30 unmanned rental stations around the city. You can set up an account at the station’s terminal, or by downloading the Nextbike app for your smartphone. When you’re done, simply return the bike to any station. Prices start at £0.5 per hour. See www.belfastbikes.co.uk for details.
 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.