Newcastle Arts Festival - Translink

Newcastle Arts Festival

Travel with Translink to Newcastle Arts Festival

29 – 31 August 2014

Where the mountains of Mournes sweep down to the sea, you’ll enjoy a special programme of music, comedy and arts for all the family during the Newcastle Arts Festival, August 29-31.

Travel with Translink for your journey to Newcastle, soak up its friendly seaside charm and stunning scenery. And look out for special discounts in selected local cafés on production of a valid Translink ticket or receipt – all you need for a perfect day out!


Granite Tour of the Mournes

Hop on the Granite Tour Coach departing from Newcastle Buscentre for a mesmerising tour of the area. Be captivated by the Mournes’ unique geology, history, culture and folklore!

Departs at 1.30pm on August 29, 30 and 31 (2 hour duration).

Free for Translink passengers presenting valid journey ticket (between 12.45pm – 1.15pm).  [Normal festival ticket price is £7.50 pp.]


Translink Bus & Coach Services to/from Newcastle

Newcastle will be busy during the festival, so anyone travelling to and from the town should leave extra time for their journeys.

Normal Services:

Special – all you need for a perfect day out! discount travel tickets

  • Translink Family & Friends Ticket: free all-day travel for up to 2 adults and 4 children on all Translink bus and train services in Northern Ireland for just £20.
  • Translink Bus Rambler Ticket: All-day travel on Translink bus services throughout Northern Ireland for just £9 adult / £4.50 child (Mon – Sun after 9.15am)

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