Tennent's Vital 2014 - Rail and Coach Specials

Special late night return rail and coach services have been scheduled for the 'Tennent's Vital' event in Boucher Playing Fields, Belfast.

Find out information on Tennent's Vital 2014 @ www.tennentsvital.com/2014/


  • Thursday 21st August 2014
  • Sunday 24th August 2014

Metro / Rail / Coach


A limited number of Metro  shuttle services will operate to/from Boucher Crescent each night.  These shuttle services will not operate after midnight, and will operate on a first come, first served basis.


  • £1.90 adult cash single fare
  • £1.15 adult Smartlink Journey Fare (City Zone)

Normal scheduled Metro services will operate from the city centre, with no additional night services. Please allow sufficient time to make your onward journey.


Book online for a day return which will cover your outward journey from your departure station to Balmoral, and your return journey from Balmoral to your chosen destination.

Customers can travel from any stations listed on scheduled services to Balmoral Rail Station.

Shuttle services will operate between 22:45 hours to 00:00 hours from Balmoral Station to Belfast Great Victoria Street (GVS) and also stops on the Portadown line.

Onward rail travel from GVS is also available to Carrickfergus and Bangor. Customers wishing to catch these onward connections are advised to leave sufficient time to transfer between Balmoral and GVS on the shuttle services.

(Customers commencing their outward leg between Larne Harbour and Downshire, between Newry and Scarva, or between Londonderry and Castlerock will be charged the normal adult single fare to Carrickfergus, Portadown or Coleraine on top of the applicable special concert fare).


Departures & Fares

  To Times Return Fares
Balmoral Belfast Great Victoria Street Shuttle Services £5
Balmoral Finaghy, Dunmurry, Derriaghy, Lambeg, Hilden & Lisburn Shuttle Services £7
Balmoral Holywood, Bangor West & Bangor Shuttle Services (change at Belfast GVS) £10
Balmoral Whiteabbey, Jordanstown, Greenisland & Carrickfergus Shuttle Services (change at Belfast GVS) £10
Balmoral Moira & Lurgan Shuttle Services £10
Balmoral Portadown Shuttle Services £12
Balmoral Ballymena, Ballymoney & Coleraine Shuttle Services to GVS (change at Belfast GVS for 00:00 service) £15
Balmoral Mossley West and Antrim Shuttle Services to GVS (change at Belfast GVS for 00:00 service) £10
  • Online booking must be made at least 3 working days prior to travel.  A postage & packaging charge of £2.00 will apply to online bookings.
  • Tickets & Boarding Cards will be posted First Class by Royal Mail Recorded Signed for delivery.  Posting of Tickets & Boarding Cards will commence 2 weeks prior to concert date.
  • Online sales close at 2pm on Monday 18 August 2014 for event on Thursday 21 August and at 2pm on Thursday 21 August for event on Sunday 24 August.
  • Senior 60+ Smartpasses are not valid on Rail Specials.


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Dates Depart   Time
21st & 24th August Foyle St Buscentre dep 14:00
  Claudy Crossroads dep 14:15
  Dungiven Express Stop dep 14:30
  Maghera Flyover dep 14:45
  Castledawson Roundabout dep 14:50
  Toome Express Stop dep 14:55
  Boucher Road Playing Fields arr 16:00


Dates Depart   Time
21st & 24th August Omagh Buscentre dep 13:45
  Crevenagh PnR dep 13:50
  Ballygawley PnR dep 14:10
  Dungannon Buscentre dep 14:35
  Boucher Road Playing Fields arr 15:35


Dates Depart   Time
21st & 24th August Newtownards Buscentre dep 15:00
  Bangor Buscentre
dep 15:15
  Boucher Road Playing Fields arr 16:00


Dates Depart   Time
21st & 24th August Newry Buscentre dep 13:45
  Banbridge, Newry St (Outside Sales Office)
dep 14:00
  Boucher Road Playing Fields arr 15:00

Return Fare: £16

Coaches will depart The Fruit Market, after the concert at 2300 pm (approx).

Tickets are NOT AVAILABLE to buy in person at Ulsterbus Stations or from the driver.

Online Sales will close for concert @ 12.00 noon on day of concert

Customers are emailed* their e-ticket with booking details, including a booking reference to the email address supplied.


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