Buses from the City centre stop right outside the Hospital. Metro Bus runs a regular service on routes 12B.
If you live outside the Belfast area, it may be best for you to travel by rail. Northern Ireland Railways has services from Bangor, Derry, Dublin, Larne, Newry, Portadown and Portrush to Belfast Central railway station from which connection by bus can be made to the hospital.
Translink Journey Planner
Help reduce the traffic congestion on our hospital sites by travelling on public transport. Regular, convenient transport links are available for each site and are detailed above. The Translink Journey Planner can help you plan your rail and bus travel.
Door 2 Door Transport Services
This scheme is to help older people or people with disabilities to access local services. Passengers must join the scheme but will then be eligible for transport for which there is a charge.
For further information contact:-
Urban Travel Tel No: 0845 9800800
Rural Travel Tel No (from a land-line): 0845 6501190
The Mater Hospital is situated just to the North of Belfast City Centre and is located close to the Juction of the Antrim and Crumlin Roads at Carlisle Circus.
From the South via the M1. Travel through the Westlink to the Clifton Street off slip. Turn Left onto Clifton Street and continue around Carlisle Circus up the Crumlin Road for 200 Metres. The Hospital will be seen on your right.
From the North via the M2. Travel through Junction 1 to the Westlink, travel to the Clifton Street off slip. Turn Right onto Clifton Street and continue around Carlisle Circus up the Crumlin Road for 200 Metres. The Hospital will be seen on your right.
Belfast City Airport is within easy reach of the Hospital (15 minutes by road) and has regular domestic flights. Belfast International Airport (30 minutes by road) has regular scheduled flights around Ireland and to the United Kingdom, Europe and International destinations.
Public Transport and Travel Information
Read more about transport and travel information which may useful for patients and visitors travelling to Trust facilities.