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Translink Rambler Services

Rambler Bus Services

Translink, with support from the Rural Transport Fund scheme, operate 5 Rambler Services. These bus services operate along the scenic North Coast and through the rugged terrain of the Mourne, Sperrin and Ring of Gullion Mountains.

As well as benefiting rural residents, these services also enable more people to enjoy some of the most varied and interesting scenery in the country.

Translink has a number of special travel ticket options.

Family and Friends Tickets are available every Saturday, Sunday and on main school holidays for £20. These tickets provide unlimited bus and rail travel for up to 2 adults and 4 children anywhere in Northern Ireland, so it’s the perfect opportunity to make the most of your quality time with family and friends.

Alternatively, Translink’s Summer Bus Rambler Day Ticket allows you to explore Northern Ireland’s most spectacular scenic areas with unlimited travel on Ulsterbus, Goldline and Metro services Monday – Sunday after 9.15am. At just £9.00 for an adult and £4.50 for a child.

iLink tickets offer the perfect option for anyone planning to explore every part of NI this summer.  Enjoy unlimited bus and rail travel throughout Northern Ireland with the iLink Smartcard.  For information on special offers and iLink zones visit

Remember, Seniors with a valid SmartPass travel completely free anytime, anywhere!

The Summer Bus Rambler Day Ticket is valid from 1 July – 31 August 2014.

Download the 2014 Rambler Bus Services Booklet for details of all Rambler Services, day trips plus info on Translink's competition to win a £100 Ulsterbus Tours voucher (closing date 24 October 2014).

Info on the Rambler Bus Services is also available from bus stations and tourist information centres across Northern Ireland, or by calling (028) 9066 6630 or visiting

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