Getting to the hospital

The hospital is situated on the outskirts of Antrim town, just off Junction 7 on the M2 motorway.

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By car

You may find our location map useful if you are travelling to the hospital by car.


Car parking is available at the hospital site, which is clearly signposted on arrival. The main car park is situated in front of the main building.

Antrim Area Hospital floor plan including car parking.

Please note that car parking charges do apply.

If you are being dropped off at the hospital there is a 15 minute grace period for drop off/pick up, however you will still need to put your ticket in the exit machine for validation purposes.

Please note that the Trust have employed Parking Enforcement Agency (PEA) to provide traffic enforcement on Antrim and Causeway Hospital Sites, as well as other NHSCT premises, to ensure we provide stress free parking for our patients, visitors and staff, as well as keeping emergency exits clear. This enforcement will be by way of either a Parking Charge Notice (PCN) or wheel-clamp.

The Company's regulations will be displayed on the signage throughout Trust sites. If any of these regulations are breached you will be expected to pay Parking Enforcement Agency (PEA) in accordance with their fees displayed on the signage. The parking regulations apply to all visitors, contractors and Trust staff. If you need to give Parking Enforcement Agency (PEA) any additional information they can be contacted on their telephone number 03300245533.

By bus

Goldline Express Service 219 and Antrim Ulsterbus Town Service 321e serve Antrim Area Hospital.

For more information and for bus times please telephone Translink on 028 9066 6630 or visit

By ambulance

If you have difficulties getting to hospital because of your condition and need an ambulance, contact your GP who can arrange this. You should do this at least 48 hours before your appointment.

Help with travel costs

If you are on a low income or receive Income Support or Family Credit, you may be able to claim back the cost of your journey by public transport or car – the Hospital Cash Office on Level A has further details. We do not pay bus or taxi fares for people visiting patients in hospital. 

Page last updated:16 January 2019