Getting to 'Get Over It'

How to get to ‘Get Over It’?

Join us, the Connswater Community Greenway as we officially open the Sam Thompson Bridge on Friday 4th April 2014. Join in the celebrations and be one of 2014 people to ‘get over it’ anytime between 12noon - 4pm. Click here for more info on 'Get Over It'

The event will take place at Victoria Park: Park Avenue, Belfast, BT4 1JT.

You can access the bridge from Victoria Park side by using the underpass entrance and or  via Airport Road side of the Bridge. (See map below).

(Map into Victoria Park  from Holywood Road - click to expand)

There are very limited car parking spaces available in Victoria Park on the day (max 30). We are urging everyone to take the healthy option and walk/cycle or use public transport to ‘Get Over It’. Please note if you are accessing the bridge from Airport side please leave enough time to get in to the Park for the official opening at 12noon. 

Entrance into Victoria Park

The only entrance currently open into Victoria Park is the underpass entrance. (See Map above). Please be careful when using the entrance as it is also used for vehicular access.  There will be marshalls to help on the day. 


There will be cycle barriers provided in Victoria Park car park so you can lock up your bike safely.


Getting here by Bus via Belfast City Centre:

Metro Route 26

If you are travelling from Belfast City Centre, take Metro route 26 and disembark at Shorts (Airport Road). Click here for Metro 26 Timetable.

The event will begin at 12noon with an opening ceremony so please arrive early to get into the park side in time for opening. The event will stay open to 4pm so make sure to drop down 

See Translink website for more routes and times. 


Getting here by Train via Belfast City Centre:

Belfast- Bangor Line

Depart every 30 minutes from Great Victoria Street 11.29 (Central at 11:40/ TQ at 11:45/ Sydenham at 11:48)

11:59/12:29/12:59- next departure times.

Last departure to make it to bridge on time is 15:29 from Great Victoria  Street - alighting at TQ at 15:45

Bangor- Belfast Line

Depart every 30 minutes from Bangor 11:27 (Holywood@ 11:47/ Sydenham @ 11:51/ TQ @ 11:54)

11:57/12:27/ 12:57- next departure times.

Last departure to make it bridge on time is 14:57 from Bangor- alighting at Sydenham 15:21 or TQ 15:24

See Translink NI Railways website for more information. 

Park and Walk

You could alternatively park and walk to the event at Victoria Park. Park in the locality around the park or alternatively use these car parks we have arranged for this event. There will be directions to the park from these car parks.