Bus lanes and bus priority measures locations

There are more than 50 kilometres of bus lanes along the main routes in Belfast, including the city centre, as well as in Antrim, Ballymena, Lisburn and Newry. On this page, you can find the locations in which bus lanes and bus priority measures currently operate.


It's important to check bus lane signage to confirm its hours of operation and if your vehicle is permitted to use it.

Belfast locations Direction
Albertbridge Road Inbound
Andersonstown Road Inbound/ Outbound
Antrim Road Inbound/ Outbound
Ballygowan Road Inbound
Ballyhenry Road Inbound
Ballynahinch Road, Carryduff Inbound
Botanic Avenue Inbound
Castle Street (bus only street) Eastbound/ Westbound
Castlereagh Road Inbound
Chichester Street Eastbound
College Avenue Inbound
College Square East Inbound
Corporation Street / Garmoyle Street contra flow Outbound
Cregagh Road Inbound
Cromac Street Northbound
Crumlin Road Inbound
Divis Street Inbound/ Outbound
Donegall Road Inbound
Donegall Square East Southbound
Donegall Square North Eastbound
Donegall Square South  Westbound
Donegall Square West (bus and access only street) Northbound
Duncrue Street Inbound
East Bridge Street Inbound
Falls Road Inbound/ Outbound
Fisherwick Place Northbound
Glen Road Inbound
Great Victoria Street Inbound
Holywood Road Inbound
Howard Street Westbound
Kingsway Inbound
Lisburn Road Inbound
Malone Road Inbound
May Street Westbound
M1 hard shoulder  Inbound
M2 hard shoulder Inbound
Nelson Street Inbound
Ormeau Road Inbound/ Outbound
Oxford Street (suspended until further notice) Southbound
Queen's Quay Outbound
Queensway / Kingsway Inbound
Queens Square Inbound/ Outbound
Queens Street Northbound
Saintfield Road Inbound
Shaftesbury Square Inbound
Shankill Road Inbound
Shore Road  Inbound/ Outbound
Shore Road (Whiteabbey Village) Inbound
Stewartstown Road Inbound
Stranmillis Road Inbound
Station Road, Whiteabbey Inbound
Upper Lisburn Road Inbound
Upper Malone Road Inbound
Upper Newtownards Road Inbound/ Outbound
Upper Queen Street Northbound
Victoria Street Northbound
Wellington Place Eastbound
Westlink Inbound
Whitewell Road Inbound
Woodstock Road Inbound
York Road Inbound/ Outbound
York Street Inbound/ Outbound
Other locations Direction
Dublin Road, Antrim Southbound
Dublin Road to Market Square, Antrim (bus only street) Eastbound
Galgorm Road, Ballymena North Road to George Street
George Street, Ballymena Galgorm Road to North Road Link
Waveney Road, Ballymena Westbound
Belfast Road, Lisburn Westbound
Drumard Drive, Lisburn (bus only street) Westbound
Needham Bridge, Newry Eastbound

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