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Let’s really get things going with 1/3 off your bus and rail travel with yLink the must have card for all 16-23 year olds!

What is yLink?

yLink is our youth card. This smartcard will be available to all young people between the ages of 16-23 years of age (until their 24th birthday). It’s available for all 16-23 year olds and costs only £8 for up to 8 years. Plus lots of exclusive yLink offers and money can’t buy yLink experiences!
You can apply at any age between 16-23 years. That’s up to 8 years of massive savings.


Download yLink leaflet>>

How to apply?
If you are 16-23 years old simply apply at any time. Pick up your application form from any Translink bus or rail station. Young people can apply for a yLInk card at any main Translink bus or rail station by submitting:

  • Completed application form
  • Colour passport-sized photo (45mm high x 35 mm wide) with name & DoB on back - view examples>>
  • Proof of Age & Identity (anyone of the following: birth/adoption certificate / passport / driving licence / any student ID which shows DoB / official letter from school which confirms DoB)
  • £8 cash or credit/debit card


What are the benefits of yLink?
The card offers substantial savings across all Translink services:

  • Metro 1/3 off cash singles
  • Ulsterbus 1/3 off cash singles
  • NI Railways 1/3 off singles, day returns, weekly and monthly fares
  • Enterprise up to 50% off fares 

yLink terms and conditions>>

yLink Special Offers - valid 1st July 2014 (until 31.08.2015)
• DV8, 10% off
Available in-store only. Please present yLink card at time of purchase.

• The Mourne Lodge, £90 1 night Bed and Breakfast
Based 4 adults sharing. Please quote yLink at time of booking.

• DW Sports, 1 free visit to the fitness club
Full access to the gym, pool, steam room and jacuzzi for the day. Available in DW Sports Club, Boucher Road only

• Clements, 25% off
Available in all branches. Please present yLink card at time of purchase.

• Ulster Rugby, 10% off season ticket (only valid until 1st Nov 2014)
Student season tickets can be purchased from Present yLink card at stadium entrance on arrival to match.

• Little Wings, 20% off
Available in participating outlets; Ann Street, Lisburn Road, Holywood, Bangor and Ballyhackamore. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Please present yLink card at time of purchase

• Jason Shankey Hairdressing, Student Discount Mon - Wed only. Men's cut and style £15. Ladies cut and blow dry £30
House of Fraser, Belfast Salon only. Please present yLink card at time of purchase.

• The MAC, £5 Standard Price tickets at the MAC for selected Fridays
Quote the Promo Code yLink online at or show your yLink card at Box Office.

• Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory, Buy one get one free on any show or Chocolate workshop
Quote 'yLink' at time of booking, and present your yLink card on arrival.

• Eddie Irvine Sports, 25% off
Mon-Fri, 9.30am - 6pm. 10% off all other times. Present yLink card on arrival to redeem discount.

• Slims, 25% off Shakes and Juices
Present yLink card at time of purchase to redeem discount.

• Peter Mark, 30% off all hairdressing for students
Mon - Thurs, 9am - 5pm.

• Virgin Active, 1 day guest pass
Call 02890 765 050 and quote 'yLink' to activate your pass.

• Cable and Wake, 50% off mid-week, 25%  off weekends
Call 07808 966 163 to book and quote 'yLink'