Rail travel concessions

There are five different SmartPasses which offer discount for travel across Northern Ireland's trains. These include discounts for young people, senior citizens and war disabled.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, public transport services have been reduced. For more information, including timetables and about free travel for Health and Social Care workers, visit the Translink website.

SmartPasses

SmartPasses must be presented when buying your ticket in order to claim a discount.

Free travel is available to all Senior Citizens who are 65 years of age or over and who have been resident in Northern Ireland for a minimum of three months.

If you are aged between 60 and 64 and you are a permanent resident of Northern Ireland, you are eligible for a 60+ SmartPass.

If you are registered blind with a Northern Ireland Health & Social Care Trust and you are a permanent resident of Northern Ireland, you are eligible for a Registered Blind SmartPass.

People under the age of 65 who receive a War Disablement pension and are also resident in Northern Ireland, are eligible for a War Disablement SmartPass.

Half Fare SmartPass holders are entitled to 50 per cent off the standard adult single fare on scheduled rail services operating within Northern Ireland.

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