Getting There

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By Car

The Hospital is situated on the Upper Newtownards Rd. This makes the hospital easily accessible to both Belfast (via the Newtownards Rd, Knock Rd, Hawthorndon Way and the A55 off the Sydenham bypass) and Newtownards (via Kempe Stones Rd).

The Hospital is also accessible from the south via the Comber Rd and the East Road Link. There is a rear entrance to the hospital accessible via Stoney Rd. If travelling by car please allow time to park and walk to the appropriate facility.

To view a Street View map of The Ulster Hospital site, click here.

By Bus

The Ulster Hospital is served by the by a regular metro service. The 4A and 20A service runs regularly form Belfast City Centre to the front entrance of the Hospital. Ulsterbus Services running between Belfast and Newtownards also stop at the front entrance of the hospital.

Translink also wish to note that County Down passengers are set to benefit from a new direct Ulsterbus coach service from Portaferry to Belfast.  For more details on this service please visit

From 4 April 2016, a new Ulsterbus 659 service will operate between Cairnshill Park and Ride and Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, calling at Castle buildings, Stormont.  For further information on service 659 and other Translink services, passengers can access the journey planner by logging on to or using the widget below, Tweet @Translink_NI or call (028) 9089 9455

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