The 148th Open

Make smart moves with Translink

The 148th Open

Translink have special transport plans for convenient travel to Portrush.

With tens of thousands of additional visitors expected to the Causeway Coast, golf fans are encouraged to plan their travel in advance and leave extra time for journeys.


Get there with Translink
There are two ways to get to Portrush with us; by our standard scheduled services, or by our specially designated services for travel Belfast and Derry~Londonderry to Portrush.

Scheduled Services

Regular train services operate to Portrush from Belfast and Derry~Londonderry and bus services from across Northern Ireland. During The 148th Open Translink will enhance these services with additional capacity, increased frequency and extended operating times. The most flexible ticketing option for schduled services is an iLink travel card. Cards can be bought in advance (and activated on the day of travel). For full details on tickets/fares and times, Plan Your Journey or for service times only download a timetable.

Special Services 

We have additional coach and rail 'special' services operating directly between Belfast and Portrush for The 148th Open and are available to buy online. 


The Worlds Greatest Golfers

The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush from 14-21 July 2019, marking a historic return to Northern Ireland for golf’s original and most international championship after nearly 70 years.

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