Welcome to the Visitors section of the website. Here, you will find useful information to make your journey easier. Whether you are a visitor or live locally, you are sure to find helpful information and advice.
The culture, heritage and attractions of Belfast draw over 7.5m visitors each year. With plenty to see and do in the City and its surrounding areas, we recommend that you go to Visit Belfast to plan your trip, discover what's on and find out the best ways to travel..
Northern Ireland is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and rich history, all of which you can be explored using public transport.
We provide integrated public transport services in Northern Ireland by bus, coach and rail.
Metro - Bus services within the Belfast area. More on Metro
Ulsterbus - Local bus services, serving all main towns and villages in Northern Ireland. More on Ulsterbus
Goldline - Express coach services which link together the main towns and cities across Northern Ireland. More on Goldline
NI Railways - Rail Services across Northern Ireland. More on NI Railways
Enterprise - Rail services from Belfast to Dublin. More on Enterprise
Airport Services - Bus services to airports in Belfast, Dublin and Derry~Londonderry. More on Airport Services
To find out which service you need, use our Translink Journey Planner on the left, which also provides a next departure list, timetables, and now with live bus information for Metro. Whats even better is you can take our Journey Planner with you. Just download our App from Google Play or the App Store and start planning!
What Ticket Do I Need?
So, you know where your going, and when your going. Now you need a ticket. We offer a range of tickets and passes for single and multi-journey travel in Belfast, Across Northern Ireland and beyond! Use our 'What Ticket' to find the ticket/pass that best suits your travel needs.
Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
At Visit Belfast, visit the Translink information desk and speak to one of our advisors. They will help you get the best value ticket or travel card and guide you to suitable services and timetables that meet your travel needs.
Over 160 species of rare or highly endangered animals housed in award winning enclosures.
The Giant's Causeway
Located on the scenic Antrim Coast, the Giant's Causeway is Northern Ireland's top tourist attraction and World Heritage site.
The world's largest Titanic-themed visitor attraction, located on the very slipways where she was built.
Visit one of Europe's finest showcaves allowing visitors to explore a natural underworld.
Near the Giant's Causeway is the quaint town of Bushmills, home to the oldest licensed whiskey distillery in the world.
Cave Hill Country Park
The Park has a wealth of geological, archaeological and botanical interest. Visit the Cavehill Visitor Centre for free trail map and literature.
One of the world's top astronomical research centres with space exploration and education at its core. .
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
This museum holds Ireland's largest collection of trains, vintage buses and cars. The museum also shows how country life was in N. Ireland a century ago..
More to See & Do
There are many places of interest to visit and making your way around using public transport couldn't be easier, you can reach every county in a couple of hours.
The Belfast Visitor Pass, which is available for adult's and children, is an integrated Translink smartcard providing unlimited bus and rail travel for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days within the Belfast Visitor Pass Zone.
Tours, Guides & Breaks
We offer rail breaks with NIR Travel and day trips with Ulsterbus Tours. Or, why not see Belfast by using our Metro service for a self guided tour.
Ulsterbus Tours - Day Tours
From shopping tours to family trips, and from cruises to scenery trips.
NIR Travel is Northern Ireland's leading operator of short break holidays by rail. We offer 3* to 5* star hotels breaks to cities in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.
See Belfast By Metro
A guide to many of the attractions that Belfast has to offer, all of which are accessible by Metro services
Belfast Europa Bus Centre
The Europa Bus Centre is the city's most centrally located transport facility where buses serve Belfast International Airport, George Best City Airport, Belfast Royal Hospital. Goldline Express Coach services operate from Europa Bus Centre to areas throughout Northern Ireland.