Travel & Accommodation

Getting to Armagh..

Armagh City is situated 40 miles south of Belfast and lies within a comfortable distance from Belfast City Airport, Belfast International Airport and Dublin Airport. The ports of Larne, Belfast, Dublin and Dun Laoghaire are also well within driving distance. To get driving directions to get to Armagh, click on the blue pin on the map, or open a larger map.

To get here by plane, you have several options. For directions on how to get to Belfast visit the excellent Go To Belfast website, which offers a detailed overview on all means of travel and covers both the Belfast International Airport and the George Best Belfast City Airport. There’s also the City of Derry Airport for UK flights and Dublin Airport for international flights.

If you’re travelling by bus or train, check the timetables at the Translink website.

For more information on how to travel to and from Dublin, please visit the Visit Dublin website.

Where to stay..


Armagh City is a unique place steeped in history and mythology, set in some of the most beautiful countrysides in Ireland. Armagh has preserved much of its centuries old character and today has some of the most beautiful 18th century buildings in Ireland. Armagh also has unparalleled modern facilities such as the new Armagh City Hotel, the Armagh Multi Media Access centre and The Market Place Arts Centre where many of the concerts will take place. Guests to the festival have a wide choice of accommodation which also includes a modern purpose built International Youth Hostel and all the festival venues are within easy walking distance.