What Ticket?

What Ticket?

Get the right ticket for your journey by using the Translink 'What Ticket?' finder. Whether it is a regular commute, or a one off journey, we will find the ticket that best matches your intended travel.

Select a journey that best suits your intended travel & find out your most appropriate ticket

What is Your Service?

Metro - Bus services in Belfast

Ulsterbus - local bus services in NI

Goldline
- express coaches in NI and to Dublin

NI Railways
- Rail services across Northern Ireland

Enterprise
- Rail services from Belfast to Dublin

Combination of Services
– combination of Translink services

What is Your Travel Pattern?

One off trip - A single or return journey.

A few trips on same day - Repeating the same trip more than 2 times per day / different trips to different locations on the same day.

Same trip a few times a month - A single or return journey made at least 3 or 4 times each month.

Regular Commute  - A single or return journey between at least 3 or 4 times each week.

What is Your Day(s) of Travel?

Weekdays Monday - Friday

Weekends Saturday or Sunday

Both
Travel any day of the week

What type of Customer are You?

Standard Adult / Child
Standard Adult: Full Fare; Child - 4's and under travel free; 5 - 16 years old - Half Price Fare

yLink 16-23 (Youth 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

Student 24+ -
Available for students aged 24 years of age or over on a full-time course: NI Railways 1/3 off; Enterprise up to 50% off

Park & Ride
All Park & Ride Services
It can be difficult to find a car parking space in the city centre - park your car at the Park & Ride site most convenient to you, with over 40 locations, and get to your destination hassle-free!

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Taking your car is expensive - think of all the costs associated with it - fuel, upkeep of the car, expensive car parking. Why run your car when there is a bus or train going to the same place at the same time? And car parking is free. Bus or rail fares are cheaper than City Centre car parking rates. The car parks have on-site security and are well lit. There are fast & frequent buses / trains to Belfast City Centre.
Travel Passes
Half Fare Smartpass
On presentation of a Half Fare SmartPass you are entitled to 50% off the standard adult single fare on scheduled bus and rail services operating within Northern Ireland. Are you eligible?

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If you fall into one of the four categories, you are entitled to a Half Fare SmartPass.

1. People who have been awarded the higher or lower rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance for a period of at least 12 months.
2. People who have been refused a driving licence on medical grounds.
3. People who are registered as partially sighted with a Health and Social Services Trust.
4. People who are known to a Health and Social Services Trust as having a learning disability.
 
60 Plus Smartpass
If you are aged between 60 and 64 and you are a permanent resident of Northern Ireland, then you are eligible for a 60 Plus SmartPass. This enables you to be eligible for free travel throughout Northern Ireland.

 
 
The Senior Smartpass
FREE TRAVEL is available to all Senior Citizens who are 65 years of age or over and who are resident in Northern Ireland (you must have been resident in Northern Ireland for a minimum of 3 months to be eligible). With a Senior SmartPass you can travel anywhere in Northern Ireland on any Translink bus or rail service completely free of charge. You can also enjoy free cross border travel.

 
Family Ticket
Family and Friends Tickets
Costing just £20, our Family and Friends Tickets offer unlimited travel for 1 day for up to 2 adults + 4 children (minimum 1 adult + 1 child) on ANY scheduled bus or rail service within Northern Ireland. Available Saturdays, Sundays and main school holidays*.

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*Pay at station or upon boarding
 
Available Easter, Summer, Halloween and Christmas *does not include mid/half term school holidays.
 
Sunday Day Tracker (Family)
Unlimited travel on all rail services within Northern Ireland on a Sunday.

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*Pay at station or upon boarding
 
Unlimited day travel on a Sunday across the whole rail network within Northern Ireland. No time restrictions apply to this ticket.
Family Ticket (up to 2 adults and 4 children - £17.50)
Adult - £7.00
Child- £3.50
 
Enterprise Family Ticket
Valid for return travel (same day only) on any Enterprise train on any day. Available for Enterprise Class travel and valid for 2 adults and up to 4 children (under 16 years).

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*Pay at station or upon boarding
 
Ideal for Family Day trips to Dublin!
Groups must travel together. The minimum number of passengers for which this ticket can be issued is 2 adults + 1 child.
 
Bus Rambler
Unlimited day travel on all scheduled bus services within Northern Ireland. Available every Sunday and during main school holidays.

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*Available from the driver on any bus service within Northern Ireland. Also available at any bus station.
 
This ticket will provide unlimited travel on all Ulsterbus, Goldline and Metro services on Sundays and during main school holidays (including Easter, Christmas, Halloween and Summer 1st July- 31st Aug) and available to purchase after 09.15am.
Dublin Airport
Goldline Express X1/X2
Goldline Express Service X1/X2 operates between Europa Buscentre and Dublin Airport.

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Wherever you're flying to, the Goldline Express Service X1 - X2 / Bus Eireann Service X1 has more ways to get you to Dublin Airport and on to Dublin City Centre.
 
X2 Promotional Web Fare
Web promotional fares available to BUY ONLINE only for the following services: X2 ex Belfast: 0600; 0700; 0800; 0900; 1000; 1200; 1400 & 1600

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To Dublin Airport
* Single Fare: Adult £8.00 / Child £4.80
* Return Fare (1 month): Adult £16.00 / Child £9.60

To Dublin City Centre (Busaras)
* Single Fare: Adult £8.50 / Child £5.10
* Return Fare (1 month): Adult £17.00 / Child £10.20
 
Goldline 274
The Goldline 274 provides services throughout the day and night from Londonderry to Dublin Airport and Dublin City Centre.

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To Dublin Airport
* Standard Single Fare: Adult £18.00 (€21.60)
* Standard Return Fare (1 month): Adult £24.50 (€29.40)

To Dublin City Centre
* Standard Single Fare: Adult £18.35 (€22.00)
* Standard Return Fare (1 month): Adult £25.00 (€30.00)
 
Goldline X4
The Goldline service X4 operates from Derry to Dublin Airport via Dungiven Express Stop, Maghera Park & Ride, Cookstown Bus Station, Dungannon Bus Station and Armagh Bus Station.

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To Dublin Airport
* Standard Single Fare: Adult £18.00 (€21.60)
* Standard Return Fare (1 month): Adult £24.50 (€29.40)

To Dublin City Centre
* Standard Single Fare: Adult £18.35 (€22.00)
* Standard Return Fare (1 month): Adult £25.00 (€30.00)
 
Belfast International
Airport Express 300
Airport Express 300 service operates between Europa Buscentre and Belfast International Airport.

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Monday - Friday at peak times, the frequency is every 15 minutes.
Tickets are available from the tourist information desk in arrivals or from the driver.

* Standard Single Fare: Adult £7.50
* Standard Return Fare (1 month): Adult £10.50
 
Ulsterbus 109A
Ulsterbus 109A Service now serves Belfast International Airport.

 
 
George Best
Airport Express 600
Airport Express 600 service departs from Europa Buscentre to George Best Belfast City Airport serving Sydenham rail halt. Bangor line trains operate to Sydenham rail station.

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Buses every 20 mins to George Best Belfast City Airport at peak times.

* Standard Single Fare: Adult £2.40
* Standard Return Fare: Adult £3.60
* Smartlink 10 Journeys: £15.00

Metro Day Tickets and PLUSBUS Tickets are now valid for travel on Airport Express 600 services.
 
City of Derry
Ulsterbus 143
Airport Express 600 service departs from Europa Buscentre to George Best Belfast City Airport serving Sydenham rail halt. Bangor line trains operate to Sydenham rail station.

 
 
Ulsterbus 234
Ulsterbus Service 234 from Coleraine operate to the City of Derry Airport.

 

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