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Roselawn Cemetery and City of Belfast Crematorium bus service

COVID-19 update

Last updated: Thursday 26 March 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to suspend the free bus service to and from Roselawn Cemetery and the City of Belfast Crematorium.

These measures are in place with immediate effect.


We run a free bus service on the first Tuesday of every month and every Friday for older people (aged 50 or above) travelling to and from Roselawn Cemetery and City of Belfast Crematorium.

On Tuesdays, our staff will meet the bus and can help passengers find their loved one's grave or memorial tree.

The Tuesday bus service also visits Reflections Coffee Shop at the City of Belfast Crematorium where refreshments are available to purchase.

Where does the bus leave from?

The Tuesday service leaves from the Spectrum Centre, 331 Shankill Road, at 9.45am. The return bus leaves the cemetery at 12 noon and drops passengers back at the Spectrum Centre at 12.30pm.

On Fridays, the pick-up point is at 2pm at the bus stop at 5 Donegall Square South (back of City Hall) and you will return at approximately 4.30pm.

Who can use the bus service?

The service is free to residents aged 50 or above who live within the council's electoral area. The bus seats 15 people on a first-come, first-served basis. It can also accommodate wheelchair users, if you inform us when booking your place.

Download Roselawn Cemetery bus service conditions of use (Word - 25KB)

How to book

To book a place on the bus, or for more information, call us on 028 9027 0296. Our staff will ask you to confirm that you are aged 50 or over. You must also bring along proof of age when you board the bus as the driver may check. You may bring one companion with you, if you book them, even if they are under 18.

To help us plan our route, please tell us when booking the number of the family grave or memorial tree you want to visit. If you don’t have this information, our staff can help locate it if you provide them with the name of the deceased person and their date of death.


Contact us
Bereavement Services Office
028 9027 0296
Ground Floor
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast BT2 8PB