Dial A Lift
The Dial-a-lift service is a door-to-door option for individuals living in rural areas of the Causeway Coast & Glens borough council. Due to funding pressures, it is restrictive to a 15 mile travel radius and members who retain a valid smart-pass can use this on this particular service enabling free or half fare transport.
This servce operates Monday through Friday 9am until 5pm.
0-5 miles – £2.50
5-10 miles – £3.50
10-15 miles – £4.50
15-20 miles – £6.00
20-25 miles – £7.00
25-30 miles – £8.00
30+ miles – £0.30p per mile.
Wheels to Wellbeing
Wheels 2 Wellbeing is a new service from North Coast Community Transport.
The service is funded through the National Lottery Community Fund for four years from October 2020.
The service is available to residents in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and the old Ballymena Borough council areas.
The service is a membership service available to current and new members who wish to attend; hospital / health appointments (which includes outside the operational area), religious services, shopping trips, further and higher education courses, training, employment and recreational pursuits.
The service is membership only and operates Monday – Friday 8-8pm and Saturday & Sunday 9-5pm.
Individual Passenger Rates
Single Trip Return Trip
0-5 Miles £3.50 £7.00
5-10 Miles £4.50 £9.00
10-15 Miles £6.00 £12.00
15-20 Miles £7.50 £15.00
20-25 Miles £9.00 £18.00
25-30 Miles £10.50 £21.00
30+ £0.40 per mile
If you are on an income based benefit you may be entitled to help with travel to hospital appointment costs.
For further information on the NHS Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme (HTCS) please contact the appropriate health and social care trust.
Our Fleet of 20 vehicles cater for 16 passenger seats and are available to assist with any group transport including luncheon clubs, youth groups, church groups, afterschool clubs and women’s clubs. Each vehicle is fitted with on-board lifts to assist those travelling with mobility issues.
Groups have an option of ‘with driver’ or ‘without driver’ bus hire but those hiring without must have a qualified, Midas (Minibus Driving Awareness Scheme) trained driver. NCCT can arrange and deliver MiDas training if required.
Rates for ‘with driver’ hire are £13.50 per hour and £0.40p per mile
Rates for ‘without driver’ hire are £30 half day (up to 5hours) or £60 full day (5hours or over) and £0.40p per mile.
Please be advised that Minibus drivers must hold the correct category on their driving licence to legally drive a minibus and if you are unsure, contact our main office for guidance.
North Coast Community Transport can also arrange larger group travel through our brokerage agreement with a local coach company.