yLink Smartcard: What is yLink?, Features, Eligible, Cost, How to buy?, Exclusive Offers, Customer care

What is yLink Smartcard?

yLink is a Translink smartcard which entitles the card holder to special discounted fares on Translink services within Northern Ireland and cross border. Translink special services are excluded. No further discount is available on promotional fares.

yLink Smartcard

Features at yLink Smartcard

  • yLink is easy to use
  • This is an exclusive Translink Smart Card for 16 – 23 year olds
  • This entitles cardholders to special discounted fares on Translink scheduled services.
  • You can get great savings on many popular stores and big brands.
  • The yLink card is used to avail discounted bus and train fares.

yLink Smartcard

Who can get a yLink card?

yLink card is available to any person aged 16 to 23 years old.

What is yLink card cost?

  • yLink is free for first time purchases
  • £6 charge to replace a missing card

How to apply yLink Smartcard?


  • Photo
  • Age Proof


  1. Visit https://www.ylinktranslink.co.uk/Login.aspx
  2. Select a option you wish to apply and Click “Apply”
  3. Enter the name, date of birth, address, email and Mobile number
  4. Make a Payment
  5. Click “Apply”
  6. They will send the card directly to your home within 5 working days.

yLink Smartcard

What you can save with Ylink Card?

Metro and Glider 50% off cash and mLink singles. £2.35 Day Ticket on the mLink app.
Ulsterbus and Goldliner 50% off cash and mLink singles.
Cross Border Bus 50% off singles (on bus/at stations and online), 1 month returns only (online only).
NI Railways 50% off cash and mLink singles, day returns*, weekly and monthly tickets. *50% off NI Railways day return applied to the NIR peak adult full fare day return only.
Enterprise Up to 50% off singles, one month return  33% off weekly and monthly tickets.

How to get a replacement card if the card is lost?

  1. Visit https://www.ylinktranslink.co.uk/Login.aspx
  2. Enter the date of birth
  3. Enter the yLink card or email
  4. Click “Continue”

yLink Smartcard
Note: Replacement card costs £6

What are the exclusive Offers of yLink card?

  • Clements Coffee – 15% discount on hot drinks on presentation of a yLink Smartcard.
  • Lean Fourteen – 10% off all orders using Code- Tlink10
  • SugarKandy – Get 10% off using discount code SUGARYLINK10
  • The Morning Star – 10% off Café & Deli -Pottingers
  • City Tours Belfast – Save 15% off available tours including Giants Causeway and Game of Throne Tours.
  • Airtastic – 15% off on all Bounces, grip socks, birthday parties, 15% off café purchases and NY Kitchen food and drink

How to contact yLink Smartcard Customer care?

Phone: 028 9035 4074 

Email: pass.office@translink.co.uk

Website:  https://www.translink.co.uk/ylink

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