Welcome on board Translink. Whether you are travelling by bus or train, you are helping to contribute towards easing traffic congestion and helping to reduce carbon emissions. Not only that, but using public transport is a healthier way to commute. Get your daily steps in and walk to your closest bus or train station - easy! Then once you are on board, sit back, relax, read, listen to your favourite podcast or take in the journey. Whatever your reasons for using public transport, we have a ticket to suit you!

Flexible Ticket Options

Whatever your journey, we have a range of flexible ticket options. You can use mLink ticketing app to purchase NI Railways, Metro/Glider, Foyle Metro, yLink and 24+, Airport Express 300, Goldliner services (within Northern Ireland) and selected Ulsterbus and urby tickets.

3 Day Flexi Ticket

Available on train services – unlimited travel on any 3 days out of 7 between two chosen rail stations within Northern Ireland. Available to purchase on mLink app, at stations or from a conductor. Ideal if you want the flexibility to travel any 3 days of the week.

Business Travel

Why not purchase travel cards for you and your team to use to go to meetings?

Travelling on board the bus and train is the perfect chance to catch up on emails, relax and let us do the driving. Whatever your travel needs, we have a range of travel cards that will suit everyone. You can save on business mileage and parking charges by using Translink services for local and cross-border business travel.

aLink - Annual Travel Card

Do you travel 5-7 times a week? Save money every time on your selected trip with our annual travel card, aLink and enjoy FREE at weekends across Northern Ireland!

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Our Apps

We want to make your journey as easy as possible, so download our Journey Planning App and mLink Ticketing App to pre plan your journey and purchase tickets on your smartphone.

Journey Planner App

The FREE Translink Journey Planner App provides information about all scheduled services available on IOS and Android devices.

More on our Journey Planner App

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mLink Ticketing App

The mLink ticketing App is the quick and easy way to buy your tickets and use directly on your mobile device.

More on our mLink Ticketing App

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Park and Ride

Why not park the car for FREE and ride the bus? As well as parking facilities at many of our train stations, we operate dedicated high frequency services from dedicated park and ride sites at:
  • Sprucefield
  • Ballymartin
  • Cairnshill
  • Dundonald (Glider) 
For more information see here.  

Contactless Payments

Translink are transforming public transport in Northern Ireland and contactless payments are now available onboard all Metro services. It’s quick, easy and secure way to pay for your travel, for more information click here.

Watch our video on demand for more information on journey planning and tickets - Travel to Work with Translink

10 Reasons to Use Public Transport

Stress Less
Relax, read a good book or catch up on social media. Enjoy more me-time - you deserve it!
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Go Green
More people using public transport means less pollution, better air quality and healthier towns and cities.
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Fast Track
Bus lanes and fast trains help you avoid congestion and get from A to B quicker.
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Stay Active
Keep active! Walk or cycle to and from the bus or train station for a free and easy way to boost your fitness.
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Free Wi-Fi
Stay productive and catch up on emails, social media or online shopping (*free wifi available on all trains and goldline coaches).
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Tired of searching and paying for car-parking? Jump on board the bus or train and let us do the driving.
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Keep Road Safe
Choose public transport and reduce traffic congestion for safer roads.
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Arrive on Time
Use the App, mobile tickets and real-time passenger information to help you plan your journey.
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Catch Some ZZZs
Take a nap, enjoy your breakfast, top-up your make-up of just watch the world go by - the options are endless!
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Get Social
Let Translink be your 'designated' driver so you can let your hair down and chill out with friends after work.
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