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Travel Information

Travel Information

Travelling by Car

The Oval is located in East Belfast, on the eastern side of the River Lagan in County Down.

From Belfast City centre, take the Queen Elizabeth Bridge, and travel along the Sydenham Bypass following the directions for the City Airport & Bangor (A2). The Oval is conveniently located off the Bypass. Supporter Buses are often allowed to park on the hard shoulder while supporters walk the short distance to the ground. For access to the ground leave the Bypass at the Harbour Estate (Dee Street), looking out for the giant yellow cranes of the shipyard. Your exit and the cranes will be on your left. The Harbour Estate gates will then also be on your left but turn right at the mini roundabout and travel over the road bridge and first left into Mersey Street. The ground is on the left, behind Mersey Street Primary School.

Travelling by Taxi

Make your way to The Oval by calling fonaCAB.

You can book your fonaCAB by calling 90 33 33 33

Travelling by Bus

Using the Metro service departing from Belfast City Hall in the city centre the following Metro bus routes will travel along the Newtownards Road; 3A, 20, 20A, 27 & 28.

Alighting the bus at the Dee Street stop the Oval is a short walk along Dee Street then Mersy Street.

Travelling by Train

Northern Ireland Railways Central Station is located on the Albert Bridge.

The Bangor service is the only train which has a stop located near the Oval.

The stops at Bridge End or Sydenham are closest to the Oval.

Travelling by Ferry

A variety of passenger and freight ferries to Scotland, England, and the Isle of Man operate from the Port of Belfast and from Larne (about 30 minutes north of Belfast).

Taxi links available from Belfast Port for the short journey to the ground (fare £5 to £7).

Travelling by Plane

Glentoran is situated adjacent to George Best Belfast City Airport and only 20 minutes from Belfast International Airport.

Both airports service a range of carriers including Easyjet, Aer Lingus, BMI, FlyBe, Jet 2, British Airways and more.