Drive Your Future Forward

Become a Bus Driver with Full Training Provided

Become a Bus Driver

We’re currently recruiting Bus Drivers to work for our Metro and Glider Services (Belfast Area).

With us you’ll be so much more than a Bus Driver; you’ll be the face of Translink! You will play a pivotal role within our community, safely keeping Northern Ireland moving, should that be to school, work, social events or appointments.

MissionKey BenefitsClients

Bus Drivers.
Drive Your Future Forward

Our services

Metro Bus and the Glider services cover the Belfast City Centre and wider Belfast Areas including Newtownabbey, Short Strand, Falls, Milewater Service Centre.


We are the accessible, inclusive and green public transport provider for Northern Ireland. The first choice for travel, today and for tomorrow.

We provide award-winning bus, coach and rail services and is recognised as an Industry leader who has continued to deliver strong performance despite challenging economic times.

At present, we have over 4000 employees and have several exciting projects underway that will positively contribute to the NI economy and ensure we meet our Climate Action Pledge to reach net zero carbon by 2040.

Register your interest

Don’t have a bus driving licence?
We provide the training to get you one!

Our recruitment team gets you licence ready before you head to the training school where our dedicated trainers start the lessons. Our expert Training Team have a wealth of bus driving and customer service experience between them to prepare you for the road ahead.

To find out more about becoming a bus driver
Download the information booklet here

This is an exciting time to join Translink

Watch our Bus Driver video below to hear from our colleagues.

Watch our Driver Experiences

Metro Bus & Glider Service (Belfast)

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Applicants must be aged 21 or over (in order to obtain a PCV licence), eligible to work in the UK, hold a current driving licence and have been driving for a minimum of two years. You do not have to hold a PCV licence as full bus driver training will be provided.