Travel and travel discounts for young people

Whether you want to broaden your horizons through travel or simply get around using public transport or your own car, you can find useful information on nidirect.

Learner and new drivers

If you would like to learn to drive, or are learning to drive, there's a lot to think about. You can book your theory and practical test online, find all you need to know about taking your test, and how to use your new driving skills safely once you've passed.

Driver licensing

Find out what you can and can't do with your driving licence, how to get a new or updated licence, and what happens if you're disqualified from driving.

Driving other types of vehicles and your obligations

If you want to drive something other than a car, this section tells you what options are available to you if you have a valid driving licence.

It also has information on how you can change your licence to drive other types of vehicle.

Travelling in Northern Ireland

Check out our guide to getting around Northern Ireland with a journey planner, information for bus and rail passengers and real-time traffic information.

Travelling abroad

Find out as much as you can before you head out on your travels, with advice on specific countries, travellers' checklists and what to do if things go wrong.

Road safety

Road safety is something that all road users have a responsibility for. You can find out detailed information in the road safety section.

Travel discounts for young people

If you can't drive, then you'll probably be using public transport to get around. If you're planning on using the bus or train, it's a good idea to check what discounts are available to young people.

Other types of transport

There are lots of other different ways of getting around, depending on where you live, including:

If you want to use these services, check to see whether they offer discounts for young people.

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