The zoo is around five miles from Belfast and walking from the city centre takes at least 90 minutes. Cycling takes around 30 minutes.
The zoo is located on the side of Cave Hill, at the top of Antrim Road.
From Belfast city centre, follow the signs for Donegall Street and Clifton Street until you reach Carlisle Circus.
Turn right onto Antrim Road and continue along the road, past Belfast Castle. The zoo is clearly signposted from here.
You can find more walking or cycling directions to Belfast Zoo on Google Maps - just enter your starting location before you begin your journey.