Getting here

Getting here

How to get to Hillsborough Castle by bus, train and car.


There are regular bus services (238 to Newry) from central Belfast to Hillsborough. Buses leave from Belfast Europa bus centre.

Alight the bus at the bus stop in the centre of Hillsborough town at the War Memorial. From here it is a short 5 minute walk uphill to Hillsborough Castle.

For alternative routes and timetables please visit the Translink website >


Nearest stations to the Castle:

  • Lisburn (approx. 5 miles)
  • Moira (approx. 10 miles)

Please plan your route in advance to ensure that you can get a bus or taxi from the station to Hillsborough.


Hillsborough is located just off the A1 with easy access from the M1. The postcode for Hillsborough Castle is BT26 6AG. 

Hillsborough Castle does not have its own car park at the moment however we are currently in the initial stages of creating one. There is a public car park in the village just off Main Street beside the Church. Parking charges are currently £1 for 5 hours. This is only a few minutes walk from the castle.

Downloadable Resources

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    Map to Hillsborough Castle
    (Adobe PDF, 379KB)

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