BelfastNorse Merchant Ferries offers ferry crossings to Birkenhead near Liverpool and Stena Line is the operator for ferries to Stanraer.
Down south of Belfast is Louth and the road connecting the two are A1/M1. The road connecting Armagh which is to its Southwest is A3. To Belfast's Northwest is Londonderry and the road which links the two are M2 and A6.
Northern Ireland railways connect Belfast to the rest of the province.