Vehicles approaching Belfast on the M1 or M2 should follow the signs to Belfast City Airport M3, taking the first exit for Titanic Quarter. Follow signs for Titanic Belfast. Driving past Titanic Belfast you will see Titanic Studios on the left and the TEC on the right.
Vehicles approaching via the Sydenham Bypass should follow signs for Titanic Quarter and follow the instructions above.
There are 520 secure, underground parking spaces at Titanic Belfast with additional underground spaces available at Belfast Met. There are also two surface Pay and Display car parks available along Queen’s Road.
The TEC is a pleasant stroll from Belfast City Centre or from Central Station. Cross the River Lagan on one of the three bridges and follow signs for Titanic Belfast or Titanic Quarter. Approximate distance from both City Hall and Central Station is 1.3 miles, walking time 20-30 minutes.
The nearest station is Titanic Halt. Walk time from the station is approximately 15 minutes.
Train timetables are available from translink.co.uk.
Metro Service 26 runs to Titanic Quarter from Belfast City Centre. The Belfast Glider Service G2 also operates between Belfast City Centre and Titanic Quarter regularly. Timetables are available on translink.co.uk.
Belfast is served by two airports – George Best Belfast City Airport – which is a short 5-10 minute drive from the TEC, and Belfast International Airport which is a 25-30 minute drive.
George Best Belfast City Airport: belfastcityairport.com
Belfast International Airport: belfastairport.com
Dublin Airport: dublinairport.com
Titanic Quarter is easily accessible by sea with ferry crossings from both Scotland and England. Operators and travel times vary, please see both Stena Line and P&O Irish Sea who have daily crossings.
Titanic Quarter is home to a c.120-bed Premier Inn overlooking Abercorn Basin, the Odyssey and Titanic Belfast.
As well as the Titanic Hotel Belfast, located in the old Harland and Wolff Headquarters, featuring the beautifully restored Drawing Offices, and is just a few minutes along Queen’s Road from the TEC.
Belfast also has over 80 accommodation properties, ranging from Quality Bed & Breakfasts and hostels to 2, 3 and 4 star hotels.
Further details of where else to stay in Belfast City Centre are available from Visit Belfast.
Many of the events held at the TEC will have public catering facilities which are delivered by the TEC’s catering team. If you wish to eat outside of the venue, Titanic Quarter is home to an eclectic mix of eateries and cafés including:
Choose from the Bistro’s restaurant menu featuring the best of local produce or sample speciality teas, coffees and delicacies at the Galley.
Address: Titanic Belfast, 1 Olympic Way, Queen’s Road, Belfast BT3 9EP
Call: +44 (0) 28 9076 6386
Located at the base of the ARC apartments, the inter-church run Dock is a cosy pop-up café with a difference. Check out the Honesty Box!
Address: Dock Café, ARC Retail, 2a Queen’s Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast BT3 9DT
Morning coffee, bistro lunches and fine dining – prepared and served by the upcoming stars of Belfast’s catering industry. Open during term times. Tel. number below for evening reservations.
Address: Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter Campus, 7 Queen’s Road, Belfast BT3 9FQ
Call: +44 (0) 28 9026 5177
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Open to the public, the hotel’s Thyme restaurant serves a full range of food, snacks and refreshments.
Address: Premier Inn, 2A Queens Road, Belfast, BT3 9DT
Call: +44 (0) 871 527 9210
Open weekdays and Thursday evenings, PRONI’s café provides cooked breakfasts, hot and cold food, pastries and refreshments.
Address: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter, Belfast BT3 9HQ
Call: +44 (0) 28 90 534800
Enjoy breakfast, snacks and lunches in the shadow of the cavernous dry-dock where RMS Titanic was fitted out.
Address: Cafe & Visitor Centre, Queen’s Road, Belfast BT3 9DT
Call: +44 (0) 28 9073 7813
Pizza Hut, Rockies Sports Bar and authentic Chinese cuisine at the Red Panda restaurant offer something for every palate.
Address: The Odyssey, 2 Queen’s Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ
Call: +44 (0) 28 9045 8806
In addition to Titanic Quarter eateries, Belfast City Centre offers a full range of restaurants, pubs and clubs to suit all ages and tastes, from fine dining Michelin stars to some of the best fish and chip shops in the world! Further information can be found on the Visit Belfast website.
A reminder of a bygone age in which the dreams of men soared to new heights.
Located a short stroll from Titanic Belfast, the Thompson Dry Dock and Pump House is another tangible link to the legend of RMS Titanic.
The engineering achievement of the Edwardian age is almost perfectly preserved inside the pump house. Visitors have the opportunity to descend the 44 feet to the bottom of the dock where Titanic last sat on dry ground and experience the scale of the world’s most famous ship.
Visit the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience – a ‘must do’ attraction in Belfast.
Located in the heart of Belfast, this world-leading visitor experience features nine interpretive and interactive galleries – the Titanic Experience that explore the sights, sounds, smells and stories of RMS Titanic, as well as the city and people which made her.
Explore the shipyard, walk the decks, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic, in the city where it all began.
Discover the legacy of RMS Titanic through this one hour guided walking tour.
Taking a step back in history, the Discovery Tour invites guests to walk in the footsteps of the people who designed and built RMS Titanic. Learn about the historic Drawing Offices, as well as the original slipways where she was built.
Visitors then arrive in the present day, and are guided through the iconic Titanic Belfast building, learning of the thinking behind its concept and the fascinating symbolism within its architectural features.
Experience the world’s last remaining White Star vessel!
Walk the decks, explore the ship and take a journey through over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history.
Restored to her former glory, SS Nomadic will transport you back in time. get a unique insight into the fascinating life of RMS Titanic’s original tender ship, to her days in service in two world wars and her later life as an entertainment venue in Paris.