Arena Directions

Traveling by Sea

Stena Line Ferries, the official ferry company of the Belfast Giants operates various high speed ferry routes to Northern Ireland from both Cairnryan and Liverpool. The Stena Line Belfast terminal is conveniently located close to the motorway network off Junction 1 of the M2 Motorway (Fortwilliam roundabout) offering easy access from Belfast City Centre.


Fly straight into George Best Belfast City Airport with FlyBe from over 50 major cities in Europe and find yourself only minutes from The SSE Arena, Belfast. A short journey via train bus or taxi is the best way to get to The SSE Arena, Belfast – all of which are available from the airport terminal building and will only cost a few pounds.

Where to Stay

The Clayton Hotel, formerly the Holiday Inn, is a four star hotel which is perfectly located within the Linen Quarter of Belfast city centre, ideal for visiting The SSE Arena, Belfast, Titanic Exhibition, a night out at the Cathedral Quarter or shopping in Castlecourt!

Directions to The SSE Arena, Belfast by Road

From the North (e.g. from Belfast International Airport or the ferry terminal in Larne) Travel along the M2 towards Belfast and then follow the motorway signs for the M3. Carry on over the bridge and veer left – signposted Queens Island. The road then heads back round to the left to traffic lights on Sydenham Road. Turn left at the give way junction and the Arena is on the right. Car parking is on the left hand side of the road.

From the East (e.g. from Belfast City Airport) With the City Airport on the right and travelling towards Belfast along the Sydenham Bypass traffic lights are approached. Turn right into Dee Street and then at the roundabout take a left onto Sydenham Road. Travel on, straight through the traffic lights with the Arena on the right hand side and the car park on the left.

From the West Follow the M1 signposted Belfast and continue onto the A12 Westlink. At the traffic lights at the end head towards the right and follow the signs for the M3 Bangor. Take the first exit marked Queens Island and turn left at the traffic

Directions to The SSE Arena, Belfast by Bus/Train

The Arena is approximately 10 minutes walk from Central Station – the main station in Belfast. A bus link service is planned to The SSE Arena, Belfast from the city centre. The Complex is a five minute walk from the Laganside Bus Centre – just across the River. A coach dropping off point is positioned immediately outside the Complex with limited on-site parking opposite (charges apply).

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