Early Birds

Arrive Early, and Save Money

From July 2020 we have a number of early bird services from towns and cities across Northern Ireland, allowing you to arrive early, and save money.

Tickets are available Monday to Friday only and can be purchased from the driver on the day. Your return travel is permitted any time during the day of ticket issue.

From Service Fare/Discount

Cookstown

‚Äč06:05

1/3 Off

Ballynahinch

06:35 / 06:55

1/3 Off

Downpatrick

05:50 / 06:10 / 06:20 / 06:40 / 07:00 

1/3 Off

Coleraine

05:45 / 06:15 / 06:45  

£14 adult return

Newcastle

06:10 / 06:40 / 07:00 

1/3 Off

Enniskillen

06:00 / 07:00

1/3 Off

Dungannon 

06:20/ 07:20/ 07:50/ 08:20

1/3 Off

Omagh 

05:30 / 06:30 

1/3 Off

Armagh

06:35 / 07:35

£10 Adult Return

Derry~Londonderry 

05:00/ 05:35 / 06:00 / 06:30 / 07:00

£11 Adult Return

Newry

06:00  / 06:30 / 07:00 / 07:30 

£10 Adult Return

Crumlin

06:30

1/3 Off

Strabane

05:50

1/3 Off

Antrim

06:25 / 06:30

1/3 Off

Larne 06:30/ 06:50 1/3 Off

Terms and Conditions

  1. 1/3 Off standard Goldline Day Return tickets (adult and child). Rounding of adult fares will apply. Child fares are half of adult fares.
  2. Tickets can only be purchased on the Goldline early bird services listed. Return travel is permitted at any time during the day of ticket issue.
  3. Minimum promotional adult day return fare is £7.00. On stages where the 1/3 Off promotion reduces the adult fare lower than £7.00 the promotional fare will be capped at £7.00.
  4. Services 215 & 237 have no fare cap (the promotional fare is available on all stages on the selected routes)
  5. Promotional single fare only available on Armagh 251 service.
  6. Further concession does not apply for yLink cardholders.
  7. Available until further notice.
  8. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time.

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