Kingspan Stadium is located at 134 Mount Merrion Avenue in East Belfast. Main access routes into the stadium include via the Cregagh Road and the Ravenhill Road via Onslow Parade.

Please note the stadium is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. During this time entry is restricted to via the Mount Merrion Avenue gate only and on-site parking is available. All visitors outside of match hours must report to reception on arrival.

For access on match days please read on…

Travel Information

A special Ulster Rugby Metro Service is provided by Translink each match day. Buses depart from the Europa Bus Centre (located in the City Centre) 90 minutes before kick-off, picking up at Chichester Street (SS Moore) 85 minutes before kick-off and East Bridge Street (Belfast Lanyon Place) 80 minutes before kick-off, before travelling directly to Kingspan Stadium and dropping off on Mount Merrion Avenue.

This service departs 90 minutes before kick-off and returns directly to the City Centre/Europa Bus Centre after the final whistle, the bus will collect spectators on Mount Merrion Avenue for the return journey.

Metro Rugby Day Tickets:

  • Adult – £4 (cash only)
  • Child – £2 (cash only)
  • PlusBus – £3.50. Tickets available on board NIRailways for adult rail standard single and return tickets. PlusBus tickets are accepted on the Metro Ulster Rugby Special service.

Tel: 028 9066 6630 or visit

A free of charge Park & Ride service is provided on match days by Ulster Rugby operated by Translink. Located at Pirrie Park on the Ravenhill Road side of the ground (Methody Playing Fields Car Park) and also along Montgomery Road on the Mount Merrion side of the ground (opposite Podium for Sport). There are plenty of car parking spaces available and free buses run constantly along these routes from 90 minutes prior to the game until 90 minutes after the final whistle.

From locations on the M1 or M2 take the exit onto M3 toward City Airport/Bangor/Lagan Bridge. Take the A2 exit toward Newcastle/Belfast, turn left onto Middlepath Street, followed by a slight right onto the Newtownards Road. Turn right onto Bridge End then a slight left onto Short Strand/A23, continue to follow Short Strand, turn left toward Albertbridge Rd/A20. Take the first right onto Woodstock Link, continue onto Woodstock Road, continue onto Cregagh Road, take the third exit at the roundabout onto Mount Merrion Avenue. The main stadium entrance will be 100m on your right.

This entrance is located between the current turnstiles on Mount Merrion Avenue and the Church of Ireland building. The Sat. Nav. co-ordinates for this gate are N 54°34.635 W5°54.144.

Belfast Lanyon Place Station is located 8 minutes from the stadium. From the train station, you can take a right on Bridge Street towards Albertbridge Road, take a right onto Woodstock Rd leading on to Cregagh Road, take a right at the Mount Merrion roundabout and follow the road to the stadium on the right hand side. This journey takes around 20 minutes on foot.

Belfast’s George Best Airport is located 11 minutes from Kingspan Stadium, you can take a taxi directly from the Airport to the ground.

George Best City Airport (Located 2 miles from Belfast City Centre) Tel: 028 9093 9093

Belfast International Airport (Located 30 mins from Belfast City Centre) Tel: 028 9448 4848

Dublin International Airport (Located two hours from Belfast) Tel: 00353 1814 111

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