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Using Translink

Get a bit of help with Northern Ireland's main public transport provider

Our Services

We operate coach, bus and train services connecting cities, towns and villages throughout Northern Ireland and some cross border routes. We also offer dedicated Park and Ride routes and high frequency services to Belfast and Dublin airports.

  • Belfast services are operated by Metro and Glider.
  • Coach services are operated by Goldline.
  • Local bus services and town services are operated by Ulsterbus.
  • Train services are operated by NI Railways. The Belfast - Dublin Enterprise train is operated in partnership with Irish Rail (Larnrod Eireann).

Plan your Journey now to find out your best travel option and get service information.

We are committed to making continual improvements to services to meet the needs of people with disabilities. 
Airport Services

Special bus services from Belfast city centre to Belfast International Airport, George Best City Airport and Dublin Airport and from Derry~Londonderry to Dublin Airport. More on Airport Services

Our Apps

Plan your journey and get live updates on the move with the Traslink NI app, and buy mobile tickets with the Translink mLink app. More about our apps

School Services
We operate dedicated school services along with scheduled bus and rail services to schools across Northern Ireland.
Tickets & Cards
You can buy cash fares as you board on bus services, at stations when travelling by train or at ticket vending machines before you board for Glider services. You can get fares and tickets information and buy multi-journey tickets and value travel cards when you plan and buy online.
Station Guide
Find opening times, staff hours, parking details, timetable and ticketing infomation, facilities and accessibility details for our bus and train stations and Park & Ride locations.
Special Offers
We have some great offers and promotions on tickets and services. See Our Offers

Park + Ride

We operate dedicated high frequency services from major park and ride sites More about Park and Ride

Conditions of Carriage

Translink values your custom and we aim to ensure your passenger safety, comfort and service efficiency. More about Translink's conditions of carriage

Metro Private Hire

Plan a trip with the experts​. Our experience means that we can ensure a quality and professional service. Find out more

Ticket Transfer

Some tickets can be transferred to use for travel on NI Railways, Ulsterbus or Goldline services after 18:30. More about ticket transfer

Cross Channel

Ulsterbus Coach & Sail, along with our partner organisations, operate the most cost effective coach service to/from various destinations throughout Scotland. More about coach and sail to Scotland

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Special Offers
We have some great offers and promotions on tickets and services. More about special offers
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Contact Us

Haven't found what your looking for? Get in touch with with us. We are always happy to help.

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It's Our Mission

To lead the transformation of transport in Northern Ireland: we will create the advanced public transport services and integrated networks which connect people and communities, enhance the economy and improve health and the environment.

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