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Ballymena lies within the middle of County Antrim in Northern Ireland. We have provided directions and travelling information for those that may be travelling to the Ballymena Showgrounds.
Ballymena United play their home games at the Ballymena Showgrounds, which lies at the end of Warden Street - just outside the town centre. Click on this link to view a map provided by Google Maps.
Travelling By Car From Belfast
  • Follow the M2 north until sign posts indicate a turnoff for the A26 for Ballymena.
  • Turn right at the roundabout onto the A26 for Ballymena and follow straight ahead until the Seven Towers Roundabout. Take the 3rd exit at this roundabout and follow the A26 towards the M2 motorway.
  • Follow the M2 (sign-posted Coleraine and Ecos Centre) then turn onto the A42 at Junction 11 (sign-posted Ecos Centre and Ballymena - Broughshane).
  • Turn left onto the main road, take the 2nd exit at the roundabout and follow the road straight ahead (passing St. Patricks school on your right). Turn left onto the small slip road at the end of the road opposite All Saints Chapel.
  • The Showgrounds is straight ahead at the end of Warden Street. Follow signs on match day for car parking.
  • Travelling By Car From Coleraine/North-West
  • When approaching Ballymena there is a turn off to the town centre, ignore this and continue down the M2 towards Belfast.
  • Take the turn off (Junction 11) marked Ballymena - Broughshane - Ecos Centre, and follow directions as above from Belfast.
  • Satellite Navigation
  • For those driving to the Ballymena Showgrounds using GPS/Satellite Navigation the postcode for Warden Street is BT43 7DP.
  • Travelling By Rail/Bus
  • Travel times of buses and trains coming in and out of Ballymena are available at www.translink.co.uk.
  • The town service bus leaves at regular intervals from the Ballymena station at will stop within walking distance of the ground.
  • Travelling By Plane
  • Ballymena is relatively close to two airports - Belfast International Airport (Aldergrove) near Antrim, and Belfast City Airport in East Belfast.
  • Belfast City Airport, Airport Road, Belfast, Tel: 02890457745. The Belfast City Airport is located in East Belfast and is serviced by the major airlines. The airport handles mainly UK flights from London and some smaller airports in the UK, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. The airport is 30 minute drive away from Ballymena.
  • Belfast International Airport is a 20 minute drive from the Ballymena, with public transport (Airbus) leaving the airport every 30 minutes. You can contact the bus operator (Translink) on 02890666630 for fares and timetable information.