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Latest Update: 16:20 Thursday 18th April 2019

Easter & May Day Holiday Timetable - Passenger Information

Intending passengers are advised to please confirm bus times before travelling via Journey Planner>>> for Ulsterbus & Goldline Express services operating over the Easter Holiday period (Thurs 18 April to Fri 26th April) & May Day (Mon 6th May).

For further information and assistance please call Translink Contact Centre on (028) 90 66 66 30.

163a - UniLink - Thursday 18th April 2019
UniLink Service 163a will not operate today (18/04/19)
Service 96 Omagh- Sixmilecross/Gortfin Service Suspension
Bus stops between Garvaghy Road and Waterpool will be suspended on Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th 0800-1800 due to road works. This includes school services. A Diversion will operate via Hospital Road in both directions and via Crawford's Bridge.
Metropole, Portrush Bus Stop Suspension, Sunday 21 April - Tuesday 23 April 2019
Due to the high volume of traffic the bus stop at the Metropole in Portrush will be suspended from Sunday 21st - Tuesday 23rd April 2019…nearest bus stop is located at Dunluce Avenue.
Newry Town Service 338E - Service Disruption - 25th April to 4th July 2019

There will be a total road closure to the Ballynabee Road commencing 25th April for a period of 10 weeks to facilitate Firmus Energy Gas Main Laying.

All intending passengers should make their way to Avila Nursing Home at the top of Convent Hill or to the Road Junction of Ballynabee Road and Quarter Road. There will be no change to timetable.

Antrim Town Service Timetable Changes - From Monday 29th April

From Monday 29th April, additional services will depart Antrim Bus Station and serve Antrim Area Hospital. The additional 321e services will be as follows: 

Monday to Friday: 

  • 18:08
  • 20:00
  • 21:00; and 
  • 22:00



  • 19:00
  • 20:00
  • 21:00


For Station Poster Please Click Here>>>

North West 200 Service Information - Week Commencing Monday 13th May 2019
Throughout the week commencing Monday 13th May 2019, several road closures will be taking place to accomodate the North West 200 and accompanying events. For information on how this will affect services in the Coleraine/Portrush/Portstewart area PLEASE CLICK HERE>>>
Ahoghill Diamond Bus Stop Information
Due to road works commencing on Monday 25th of March 2019 the bus stop at Ahoghill Diamond will be suspended until further notice...Ballymena bound passengers are advised to go to the bus stop on Galgorm Rd (known as the Orange Hall stop).
110/210 - Road Closure (A6, Drumderg Roundabout)

110/210 from Monday 25th March 2019 for 8 weeks Toombridge from Monday 25th March 2019 for 8 weeks the following bus stops will be suspended due to a road closure on the A6 (Drumderg Roundabout):

  • Toomebridge Trea Gardens
  • Main Street McCloys


Passengers are advised to board at Mackles Yard stop.

Service 19 Ballynahinch / Downpatrick Diversion

Road closed between Cumber Road and Magheralone Rd (both ways) on the B2 road from Wednesday 13 March for approximately 4 weeks.

  • Buses diverted (from Ballynahinch direction) via Drumaness, Crawfordstown Rd, Bucks Head Corner, Loughinisland Road & Annacloy Crossroads then as normal.
  • From Downpatrick will operate this diversion (above) in reverse.
B131, Legacorry Road (Richhill Village) Road Works - Service Diversion

61/551/250/251/251/270 Bus services are omitting Richhill Village in both directions from 06:00 on Monday 11th March to 20:00 on Friday 26th April 2019 due to road works on B131, Legacorry Road.

Services coming from Armagh direction are operating via Red Row, diverting via Sleepy Valley, Fruitfield then resuming normal route at Dobbin Road. Services operating from Portadown direction will operate the reverse of this diversion.

Intending passengers are advised to board/alight at Red Row or Stonebridge Crossroads.

Ballinderry Road, Lisburn Diversion from 11th March 2019

The road closure is on the Ballinderry Road at the junction with the Knockmore Road, Lisburn and will commence on Monday 11 March for approximately 5 weeks. disruption as follows;

  • The 52 / 109 and school services will operate country bound from Lisburn buscentre, Longstone Street, Moira Road, right onto Knockmore Road and then left onto Ballinderry Road, normal bound is per diversion in reverse.
  • City service 325i / 325k will operate from Lisburn buscentre, Longstone Street, Moira Road, right onto Knockmore Road and then normal route...amended timetable for 325k (Mon-Sat) from Lisbiurn Buscentre - 0940, 1140, 1340, 1540 & 1740...for 325i (Mon-Fri) will depart buscentre at 0730 & 0835.

  • An extra City service has been put in place to assist the 325i / 325k from Lisburn buscentre to Mornington on the Ballinderry Road.

  • Pupils for Rathmore Grammer please use bus stop opposite St. Patrick's Academy.

Newtownards & Bangor Service Timetable Changes from Monday 1st April. 

Due to timetable changes, Translink advise passengers who use the following routes to revise service schedule before travelling: 

  • 303a


Service timetables can be found by Clicking Here>>

Service 70 Information
A3 Monaghan Road will be closed for 6 weeks approximately commencing Monday 4th March 2019...Monday - Sunday inclusive.

  • School services should not be affected (morning and evening) but all other services will be operating via Coolkill Road (red brick house) Tynan.  As a result stops between Milford and Middletown will not be served.
389b Service Information

The Bells Hill Road Castledawson will be closed for the next 10 weeks starting Monday 25th February 2019.

This will affect the 389b Maiden City Flyer Shuttle service - all stops along this road will be suspended and the 389b can only uplift and drop off  passengers at Castledawson Main Street.

Belfast Service Disruption (Ongoing)

Due to a fire at Primark (in Belfast City centre) Ulsterbus services operating to/from Belfast will be subject to delays and possible disruption. Diverted services will be listed below:

  • 300 Belfast - International Airport services will operate an alternative route out of Belfast (passengers can board at Europa Buscentre or new temporary bus stop at Queen Street - will not be picking up at York St)....service will depart Queen Street then operate via Divis Street on to Westlink...(Inbound services will be able to drop off at York Strret, North Street and then terminating at Europa Buscentre).
  • Ulsterbus Services to Larne, Antrim, Ballymena, Coleraine and Carrickfergus are now serving their normal respective stops on High Street and Bridge Street (163/563/168/568 omitting Royal Avenue).

Dufferin Avenue, Bangor Overflow Car Park

Free passenger overflow parking now available at Dufferin Avenue, Bangor for Translink passengers.


Many Ulsterbus & Foyle Metro services will have minor timetable amendments or additional departures, mainly to Monday to Friday timetables




Foyle Metro

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Service 11a/11b Buses will no longer operate into Woodbrook. New bus stops are located outside Woodbrook itself. There is a revised timetable with additional departures

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Service 7a and 8a will be combined into one service. All previously served routes will still be served. This timetable is available at Foyle Street Buscentre or online.



Service 234

  • 14:10 234 to Coleraine will operate 30 minutes earlier at 13:40 and will terminate at Coleraine Buscentre
  • 15:50 234 Coleraine to Derry~Londonderry will run at 15:00. During the summer it will operate to Derry~Londonderry, during school term it will terminate at Limavady

Service 273

  • 07:05 Derry to Belfast via Omagh will operate 15 minutes earlier at 06:50 and run 15 minutes earlier throughout. This only affects the Monday to Friday timetable.
  • 06:35 Dungannon to Derry~Londonderry will run 10 minutes earlier at 06:25 and run 10 minutes earlier throughout, departing Omagh at 07:15 and Strabane at 07:55




Service 98

Minor timetable changes to Monday to Friday timetable

  • 07:15 Derry~Londonderry to Strabane will run 5 minutes earlier at 07:10
  • 08:15 Derry~Londonderry to Strabane will run 15 minutes earlier at 08:00
  • Additional departure to Derry~Londonderry-Strabane at 08:40
  • 07:55 Strabane to Derry~Londonderry will operate 5 minutes earlier at 07:50


Service 147/148

  • 14:10 Derry~Londonderry to Dungiven will operate 30 minutes earlier at 13:40
  • Additional service 148 Derry~Londonderry to Feeny at 13:10
  • 13:05 Dungiven to Derry~Londonderry will operate 35 minutes earlier at 12:30


Timetables for these changes are all available online at and at Foyle Street Buscentre


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