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Getting Around Down

Down is not far from Belfast, which is home to two airports, and not far from Belfast and Larne ferryports. The Dublin-Belfast railway line passes through Down, and there are services to both Belfast and Dublin. There are frequent bus services to Belfast also.

County Down Bus Services

Ulsterbus provide daily services to County Down from Belfast and surrounding counties. For more information, phone +44 (0)28 9033-3000 or visit Dublin-Belfast Bus Éireann services have some stops in Co Down, information at

Rail Services in Co Down

N.I. Railways serve the Bangor line daily from Belfast's Central station. There are also connections from Bangor for the rail services to Dublin. N.I. Railways can be contacted at +44 (0)28 9089-9411 or on the web at

County Down Ferry Services

The nearest ferryports to Co Down are located at Larne and Belfast. For more information, see our Ferry Services of Ireland guide.

County Down Airports

The two airports at Belfast are the closest airports to County Down. If you're flying into another airport, please see our Irish Airport guide.

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