Balmoral Show 2017: How to get there

Balmoral Show map
Balmoral Show map

Balmoral Show will this year attract tens of thousands of people to its bumper four day event.

Read the Balmoral Show's own guide to everything you need to know about getting to the event.

Passengers Sam Geary and Judith Duncan join a couple of 4-legged friends to announce Translinks special bus, coach and train transport plans for this years Balmoral Show, May 10  13

Passengers Sam Geary and Judith Duncan join a couple of 4-legged friends to announce Translinks special bus, coach and train transport plans for this years Balmoral Show, May 10 13

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

A complimentary shuttle service to Balmoral Park will operate from Lisburn Train station between 9am and 6.20pm (Thursday 8.20pm) to the new Showgrounds.

With large crowds expected at the 149th Balmoral Show, 10 – 13 May 2017, Translink is asking visitors to plan their journeys in advance and leave extra time to make onward train connections.

Great value coach daytours departing locations right across Northern Ireland, enhanced train services to Lisburn and a free shuttle bus from Lisburn Train Station are all in place to help visitors make smart moves for a relaxing journey to and from Balmoral Park.

Visitors who use the Translink shuttle bus or special coach daytours will also enjoy priority show entry! Click http://www.translink.co.uk/Special-Offers/balmoral-show/ or call 028 9066 6630 to plan your journey now.

DRIVING TO BALMORAL SHOW

From West: Take the M1 to junction 8 and follow the directional signage.

From North West: Take the M1 to junction 8 and follow the directional signage.

From Lisburn: Take the Moira Road out of Lisburn and follow directional signage.

From Belfast: Travel South on the M1, coming off at Sprucefield and follow directional signage to Balmoral Park.

From North East: Travel South on the M1, coming off at Sprucefield and follow directional signage to Balmoral Park.

From South: Travel up the A1 dual carriageway and follow directional signage.

TAXI INFORMATION

Value Cabs – Front of Main Entrance 028 90 80 90 80

Premier Taxi Company – Front of Eikon Exhibition Centre - 028 9266 6666

FREE PARKING AT KING'S HALL COMPLEX

Limited parking is available at the front of the King's Hall Complex.

While there is a 24 hour security presence, vehicles are left at owner's risk.

Visitors who avail of this option can take the train from Balmoral Halt to Lisburn Train Station and avail of the onward shuttle service to Balmoral Park. This car park is open from 9am - 10pm from the 10th - 13th May.

TRAVELLING FROM FERRY PORTS AND AIRPORTS

Approx times by car:

Belfast Port - 20 minutes
Larne Port - 45 minutes
George Best Belfast City Airport - 25 minutes
Belfast International Airport - 30 minutes
Dublin Airport - 1hr 35 minutes

SEE: VIDEO: Final preparations made for Balmoral Show

In Pictures: Preparations for Balmoral 2017