Getting here

By public transport


Nearest bus stop: Hillsborough War Memorial. There are regular bus services (238 to Newry) from central Belfast to Hillsborough (approx. 35 mins). Buses leave from Belfast Europa bus centre.


Nearest stations to the castle:

  • Lisburn (5 miles from Castle): Bus services available from Lisburn bus centre (38 to Banbridge)
  • Moira (8-11 miles from Castle): Bus services available via Lisburn bus centre

For more information about connecting bus services, alternative routes and timetables visit the Translink website.

Visit the Translink website

By car


Hillsborough is located just off the A1 with easy access from the MI.


We are currently in the initial stages of building a new car park for everyone visiting the Castle grounds.
There is a public car park in the village just off Main Street, only a few minutes’ walk from the Castle.
Parking charges are currently £1 for 5 hours.

Disabled parking

Car parking is available on-site for Blue Badge holders. This can be arranged in advance by calling us on: 028 9268 1313