Marathon Coach Hire is a supplier of Transport Management Services and Coach Hire to large public and private events across Ireland and the UK. Marathon Coach Hire is part of the Marathon Travel Group. Formed in 1995, we are one of the leading coach hire and tour operator companies in Ireland. Marathon Travel is fully licensed, bonded and insured in compliance with the Commission for Aviation Regulation.

Marathon Coach Hire is a supplier of Transport Management Services and Coach Hire to large public and private events across Ireland and the UK. Marathon Coach Hire is part of the Marathon Travel Group. Formed in 1995, we are one of the leading coach hire and tour operator companies in Ireland. Marathon Travel is fully licensed, bonded and insured in compliance with the Commission for Aviation Regulation.

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Concept Company

Marathon Coach Hire is a concept company set up over 22 years ago to provide coach hire service to customers throughout the country. The key difference of Marathon Coach Hire to other companies is that we do not directly own the coaches that we use for coach hire contracts. We have developed a team of coach partners who provide the coaches on a day-to-day basis, which allows us to concentrate on the logistic management to an ever-expanding list of clients.

Unique Structure

Our unique structure with a team of coach companies located all over Ireland it gives us unique access to over 100 large and small coaches. Marathon Coach Hire focuses on the coordinated delivery of coach hire services for large events with the key focus being on the logistical management of a large amount of coaches and passengers. We ensure to provide a high level of service to our clients and due to our unique structure; we can increase the number of coaches as demanded by clients. Due to this partnership arrangement with the coach operators Marathon Coach Hire can supply on demand to  an ever-increasing number of large-scale coach hire and bus service to and from major concerts and events.   

Our Services

Marathon Coach Hire offers the following hire services:

  • Provision of a large volume of buses available for sporting events in Ireland, UK & Europe
  • Concert Coach Services including but not limited to BD Festival, Punchestown Races & Festival, Slane, Boxed Off, Oxegen, Electric Picnic and Marlay Park Dublin.
  • Transport Provision and Management for Large Scale Public Events inluding but not limited to Limerick City of Culture, The Fleadh and the Papal Visit 2018.
  • Luxury Coach Hire for Pilgrimages to Knock, Holy Cross and Lough Derg.
  • Client transfers from the airport to hotel in large and small coaches.
  • College Coach Hire for outings & day trips.
  • Coach pick up at airports & railway stations
  • Corporate golf days.
  • Executive Coach Hire for company site visits and tours.
  • College department coach hire for class trips.

Previous Experience

Marathon Coach Hire provides bus services to major concert and events. In addition we also supply transport management services for the planning stages, along with staff to implement transport management plans on site for the event duration.

Marathon Coach Hire have supplied transport management services and coach hire services to the following events.

  • Limerick City of Culture (Sep 2014)
  • Punchestown Race Festival (Annual)
  • Slane Concert (Bi-Annual)
  • Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo (Dec 2018 & 2019)
  • Papal Visit (Aug 2018)
  • Fleadh Ceol (Aug 2018)
  • Flavours of Fingal (July 2019)
  • Electric Picnic (Annual)
  • Body & Soul (Annual)
  • Ed Sheeran Concerts (May 2018)
  • Longitude Festival (Annual)
  • Malahide Concerts (July 2018 & 2019)
  • Marlay Park Concerts (July 2016, 2017 & 2018)
  • Boxed Off Festival (Annual)

Reliability and Continuity of Supply

Marathon Coach Hire has been dealing with some ofour coach operators for over 22 years and  have formed strong working relationships with each of the company owners and drivers.  Currently Marathon Coach Hire operate their large bus service to various concerts and events from the resources of 18 bus companies.   

 Marathon Coach Hire bring knowledge and experience in the delivery of bus hire contracts through matching the resources of the bus companies with contracts that best suit their capabilities.  

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