Translink has festive travel all wrapped up

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14th Dec 2021

With the countdown to Christmas well underway, Translink is reminding everyone of the great range of fast, frequent and convenient bus and train services it offers across Northern Ireland, with hassle free travel, no need for parking and great value fares to help make Christmas even more festive.

Whether it’s shopping, eating out or visiting friends and family you can travel stress-free to enjoy all the festive delights our local towns and cities have to offer, whilst supporting local businesses.

For nights out Translink recently announced the return of its Nightmovers services, operating throughout December until the 18th.  Details of all Nightmovers services; Metro/Glider, Foyle Metro, Goldliner and NI Railways can be found on

And as local towns and cities begin to sparkle, Translink’s range of everyday value tickets make it even easier to travel greener, healthier and smarter during the festive season.

Great value offers include the Family & Friends tickets for only £22 for unlimited day travel on all Translink services within Northern Ireland. Or the Metro and Glider Family Day Ticket for only £9 for unlimited day travel. Alternatively, the iLink integrated smartcard provides unlimited day, weekly and monthly bus and rail travel within specified zones across Northern Ireland. And if you’re travelling on a Sunday, why not try the Sunday Day Tracker ticket which allows passengers unlimited rail travel on a Sunday (adult £8, child £4) with no time restrictions meaning you can rail-y make the most of the day!

Commenting on Translink’s Christmas services, Paddy Anderson, Translink’s Chief Financial Officer, said:

“Christmas is a busy time for most people as they enjoy the great retail and hospitality Northern Ireland has to offer, with so many choosing to shop local and support our local towns and cities. At Translink we aim to take the hassle out of getting out and about this Christmas with stress free journeys, great value fares and excellent park and ride facilities – making it even easier to get on board and enjoy the festive period.”

For more details go to, call 028 9066 6630 or follow @Translink_NI on Twitter

Face coverings should be worn onboard all services and in stations unless exempt.