Translink Christmas & New Year Travel Arrangements

Translink Christmas & New Year Travel Arrangements

December 17, 2019

Translink would encourage everyone to familiarise themselves with the festive timetables for both bus and rail services. 

Ulsterbus and Goldline:

Christmas Eve – early close
Christmas Day – no service
Boxing Day and New Year’s Day – special Holiday timetable

 

Metro/Glider:

Monday 23rd December – school holiday timetable will operate including revised frequencies on some services
Christmas Eve - school holiday timetable will operate including revised frequencies on some services. Early evening close with last services by 9pm
Christmas Day – no service
Boxing Day – special holiday timetable.
Friday 27th December to Friday 3rd January – a school holiday timetable will operate including revised frequencies on some services.
Sat 4th and Sunday 5th January – normal Saturday and Sunday service

 

Park and Ride:

Black’s Road; Cairnshill; Sprucefield - no service Christmas Day; Boxing Day; New Year’s Day.

 

(Belfast International) Airport Express 300/300a:

Christmas Eve – normal service with early close (last departure from Belfast 9.00pm; last departure from Belfast International Airport for Belfast Europa 9:50pm)
Christmas Day – no service
Boxing Day – holiday timetable (first service from Belfast Europa 6:10am, from Belfast International Airport 6:45am) Last Departure from Belfast 10pm; last departure from Airport 10:35pm) Ballymartin Park and Ride will be closed on Boxing Day.
27th December – normal service resumes, first departure from Belfast 4am, from Airport 3:05am
New Year’s Day – Sunday timetable. First departure from Belfast 2:30am and from Airport, 3:05am

 

(George Best Belfast City Airport) 600:

Christmas Eve – normal service with early close (last departure from Belfast at 9pm and from Airport 9:15pm)
Christmas Day – no service
Boxing Day – no service
New Year’s Day – Holiday timetable

 

NI Railways:

Christmas Eve – normal service with early close
Christmas Day – no service
Boxing Day – no service
27th and 28th December – Saturday service
29th December – Normal Sunday service
30th December – Saturday service
31st December – Saturday service with early close
New Year’s Day – Sunday service.
A limited Enterprise Service will operate on New Year’s Day 1:05pm and 4:05pm from Belfast Lanyon Place and 12pm and 4pm from Dublin Connolly

 

Foyle Metro/Derry~Londonderry Ulsterbus:

Monday 23rd December to Friday 3rd January – school holiday timetable on all local Ulsterbus and Foyle Metro services
Christmas Eve – school holiday service with early close
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day – no local Ulsterbus or Foyle Metro

 

Special festive fares continue, including late night NI Railways departures from Belfast to Portadown (first stop Lisburn), Bangor, Coleraine and Larne on Friday and Saturday nights until Saturday 21st December inclusive.

You can find details on festive timetables and special seasonal fares online at www.translink.co.uk or by calling our Contact Centre on 028 9066 6630. http://www.translink.co.uk