For teams traveling from outside Northern Ireland  we provide a free minibus service to/from the event centre. Seats can be booked on a first come first served basis. Coronavirus restrictions mean we can only offer a reduced number of seats this year. Passengers will be required to wear face coverings.

A minibus leaves the Belfast Europa bus station, (front entrance) at approx. 20:30 on Friday evening to take people via Newcastle and anywhere near to the Event Centre. Camping will be available at the Event Centre. 

The bus returns to Belfast (Europa) on Sunday afternoon leaving the event centre at approximately 15.30. Any competitor wishing to avail of any part of this service should fill out the request form below.

Translink operate several bus services from Belfast and other towns to/from Newcastle on Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. See their website for details.


You will receive pick up time confirmation by email, one week before the event.

Parking is free at the Event Centre which is locked overnight. For the Score Class teams on Saturday, a shuttle bus will return them from their finish at the campsite to the Event Centre from 1530 onwards.  

Competitors use the car park at their your own risk. Neither the Mourne Mountain Marathon nor the event centre’s owners accept any liability for competitors vehicles. 

Camping available on the Friday night at the event centre at Meelmore Lodge. They also offer a mix of en-suite and dormitory accommodation and a great breakfast in the cafe. Please book this directly with them. (Tell them your are MMM competitors).

For other accommodation options, please click on the below links: 

Discover Northern Ireland 

Trip Advisor 

The Mourne Lodge 

Meelmore Lodge 

Hutt Hostel 

Book your place on the Mourne Mountain Marathon today!