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Download Festival 2022

Head to Donington Park this summer with return coach travel for less

This event has now passed

Although this event has finished, we are scheduled to be running services to it again in the future. Please continue to check our Events page for the latest updates and all of our upcoming event services.

Direct travel to Download 2022

Donington Park, Derby

12-14 June 2022

For further information on services, see our travel dates section below

Book coach travel directly to Download Festival 2022 and pay homage to some of the biggest names in rock and alternative music.

Travel from locations across the UK straight to the festival gates, with return fares starting from just £38.

For more information please visit the official Download Festival Website.

Travel dates

Below you can find the different locations served for each date.

Wednesday 8 June

We are operating services to Download Festival on 8 June from the following stops:

  • All services will run

Thursday 9 June

We are operating services to Download Festival on 9 June from the following stops:

  • London (Victoria) and Birmingham

Friday 10 June

We are operating services to Download Festival on 10 June from the following stops:

  • London (Victoria) and Birmingham

Returning from Download

All services will return from Download on Monday 13 June only

Book your travel to Download now, Pay Later

Spread the cost of your Download travel over four interest-free payments, due every 2 weeks. Just choose your journey and select Clearpay as your payment method at checkout!


Download Festival coach travel

  • The most environmentally friendly way to travel to the festival
  • Our coaches drop you off at the official coach park right at the festival gates
  • Our services arrive at the festival gates on Wednesday 8 June, Thursday 9 June or Friday 10 June
  • All services return on Monday 13 June
  • Please remember to have your admission ticket with you when you board the coach

Clearpay lends you a fixed amount of credit to allow you to pay for your purchase over 4 instalments, due every two weeks. To be eligible for credit from Clearpay, you must be a permanent UK resident (excl Channel Islands), aged 18+. Further eligibility criteria and T&Cs apply. Clearpay Finance Ltd.

Make sure you can make your repayments on time by each due date to avoid late fees. Not paying on time will lead to a late fee of £6, and, if your order is more than £24, a further late fee of £6 if it is still overdue after 7 days. If you fail to pay on time, your Clearpay debt may be passed to a debt collection agency and this may affect your ability to use Clearpay in the future.

We encourage you to use Clearpay responsibly.

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