Getting there

By car

Knockbracken Healthcare Park can be accessed by the Saintfield Road entrance. This entrance is on the right hand side as you travel out of Belfast, about halfway between Forestside and Carryduff.

There are a number of free car parks to choose from in Knockbracken.

Translink Journey Planner

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By bus
  • Ulsterbus routes 515, 516 and 520 leave from the Europa Buscentre and stop outside the entrance to Knockbracken Healthcare Park.
  • Ulsterbus route 652 leaves from Adelaide Street and stops at Cairnshill Park and Ride, which is 200 metres from the entrance to Knockbracken Healthcare Park.
  • Click here for all route timetables.
Translink Park and Ride

Translink Park and Ride timetables

By train

There is no train station near Knockbracken Healthcare Park. However, if you get a train to Great Victoria Street railway station, you can then get a bus from the Europa Buscentre, which is part of the same complex.

By air

Belfast City Airport has regular domestic flights and is eight miles from Knockbracken Healthcare Park via the Outer Ring, Upper Knockbreda Road and Saintfield Road. This takes about 20 minutes by car, but may take longer at peak times.

You can also travel to Knockbracken from Belfast City Airport via the Sydenham Bypass, Short Strand, Ravenhill Road and Saintfield Road.

Bus route 600 operates a regular service between the City Airport and Europa Bus Centre. Download the timetable here.

Belfast International Airport has regular flights around Ireland, the UK, Europe and other international destinations. The airport is approximately 24 miles from Knockbracken Healthcare Park via the M2 motorway, Ravenhill Road and Saintfield Road. This takes about 45 minutes by car, but may take longer at peak times.

Bus route 300 operates a regular service between the International Airport and Europa Bus Centre. Download the timetable here.

Public transport and travel information

Read more transport and travel information that may be useful for patients and visitors travelling to Trust facilities.