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.
Ulsterbus provide daily services to County Down from Belfast and surrounding counties. For more information, phone +44 (0)28 9033-3000 or visit www.ulsterbus.co.uk. Dublin-Belfast Bus Ã‰ireann services have some stops in Co Down, information at www.buseireann.ie.
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 www.nir.co.uk.