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The Education Authority has a statutory responsibility for the provision of transport assistance to facilitate attendance at a grant-aided school of pupils for whom fees are not paid and who are resident in Northern Ireland. This guide aims to help you navigate the transport application process.


Contact Details for Local Transport Offices

Transport Operations Helpline - 028 9598 5959

School Transport Online Application Helpdesk - 0300 200 7824

Armagh Office 

Transport Office, Education Authority
3 Charlemont Place, Armagh, BT61 9AX
Email: Transport-Armagh@eani.org.uk

Ballymena Office 

Transport Office, Education Authority
Ballee Centre, Ballee Road West, Ballymena, BT42 2HS
Email: Transport-Ballymena@eani.org.uk 

Belfast Office 

Transport Office, Education Authority
29A Fortwilliam Park, Belfast, BT15 4AR
Email: Transport-Belfast@eani.org.uk

Dundonald Office  

Transport Office, Education Authority
Grahambridge Road, Dundonald, BT16 2HS
Email: Transport-Dundonald@eani.org.uk 

Omagh Office  

Transport Office, Education Authority
1 Hospital Road, Omagh, BT79 0AW
Email: Transport-Omagh@eani.org.uk 

Please be advised that due to the Coronavirus outbreak Transport will not be currently receiving or processing appeals at this time. 

***********PLEASE NOTE***********

THE ONLINE TRANSPORT APPLICATION process for new academic year 2020-21 opens for:

  • PRIMARY APPLICATIONS on      Tuesday 12th May 2020 at 12 noon
  • POST PRIMARY APPLICATIONS  on Tuesday 16th June 2020 at 12 noon

Do you know that your choice and order of preferences could impact on your child’s eligibility for transport assistance?

Last updated: 25/03/2020