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Hop onboard Translink’s Easter Train for an egg-citing family day out

Churtikhan and Matthew hop onboard Translink’s Easter Train.
Churtikhan and Matthew hop onboard Translink’s Easter Train.

Translink has announced the return of its eggs-traspecial Easter Train for 2023 which is set to be a cracking day out, connecting friends and family along the way.    

Travelling from Belfast Lanyon Place to Portrush on Monday 10 April and again on Tuesday 11 April, the Easter train is a firm family favourite, filled with fun onboard activities to keep little chicks busy on the journey.

Hop to it and book your special service ticket online from for just £23 for up to two adults and fourchildren.

If you’re thinking of planning short trips closer to home or exploring all that Northern Ireland has to offer this Easter, there are comfortable, easy and affordable ways to travel with Translink’s great value fare offers.

Hilton Parr, Head of Rail Customer Services at Translink said:

“Easter break is the perfect opportunity to get out and about to explore all the NI has to offer, so why not leave the stress of the car at home and hop on the train with these special fares offering great value.

"The coastal train not only becomes part of the experience as you can kick back and recharge not only yourself, but your devices on board, enjoy a book or podcast, pack a picnic, and best of all enjoy the spectacular views along the award-winning Causeway Coast.

“This great value fare keeps family days out affordableand removes the hassle and cost of driving and parking. It’s also better for the environment as a more sustainable way to travel and protect the climate for future generations.”

For the most up-to-date information on timetables, fare offers and special journey routes, as well as ideas for other fun days out visit

Translink’s Easter Family Trains depart Lanyon Place Train Station at 09:50am on Monday 10 April 2023 and Tuesday 11 April 2023. Tickets are only available to buy online at


Lanyon Place 09:50

Yorkgate 09:54

Antrim 10:14

Ballymena 10:28

Ballymoney 11:00

Portrush (arrive) 11.25

Return from Portrush 17.37

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