Northern Ireland Public Transport

Northern Ireland Public Transport Busstop
Translink operates the Ulsterbus, Goldline, Metro Bus services and NI Railways integrated public transport system – you can reach every edge of NI in a couple of hours.

For timetable and route information on these services call (+44) (0)28 9066 6630 or click


iLink is the integrated smartcard from Translink which provides unlimited day, weekly or monthly bus and rail travel within 3 specified zones across Northern Ireland. This smartcard is available for adults and children and is ideal if you travel by both bus and train on a regular basis. It is easy to use and can be topped up at one of the designated sales outlets. There are many benefits with the iLink Smartcard as it provides a more convenient, safer, cash free way to travel and could save you money if you are buying separate bus and train tickets. For full details of iLink Zones and Fares, click

Sunday Rambler Ticket

Unlimited travel on all scheduled Ulsterbus services within Northern Ireland on Sundays (£6/£3 conc.), must be purchased and the outward journey made before 3pm, and are available from the driver.

Rambler/Scenic Services
Translink operate a number of services to promote tourism in rural areas. These services are ideal for tourists and locals who want to explore some of Northern Ireland’s most spectacular scenic areas by foot. Rambler services set down and pick up at key locations in each region as well as servicing main bus stations. Tickets can be purchased from the driver.

Antrim Coaster
(Service No 252)
Kilkeel Rambler (Service No 407)
Sperrin Rambler (Service No 403)

Causeway Rambler
(Service No 402)
Mourne Rambler (Service No 405)
South Down Rambler (Service No 408)

NI Railways operates a rail network across the province serving the following routes:

Bangor line – Bangor – Belfast
Larne line – Larne Harbour to Belfast
Derry line – Derry – Coleraine and Portrush – Belfast
Portadown line – Newry – Portadown – Belfast

Sunday Day Tracker
Unlimited travel on all scheduled train services within Northern Ireland on Sunday (£8/£4). No time restrictions apply.

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