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Download Festival 2020

Book coach travel from locations nationwide direct to the UK's most popular alternative music festival

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


Direct travel to Download 2020

Donington Park, Leicestershire

12-14 June 2020

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

Book coach travel directly to Download Festival 2020 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 £32.

For more information please visit the official Download Festival Website.

Download Festival coach travel...

  • Our coaches drop you off at the official coach park right at the festival gates
  • Our services arrive at the festival gates on Wednesday 10 June, Thursday 11 June or Friday 12 June
  • Need to leave Download early? Our coaches leave from 8.30am on Monday 15 June
  • Please remember to have your admission ticket with you when you board the coach

Travel dates

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

Wednesday 10 June

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

  • London Victoria Coach Station, Birmingham, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Bradford, Leeds, Sheffield, Darlington, Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Glasgow, Hamilton, Carlisle, Poole, Bournemouth, Southampton, Winchester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Fareham, Basingstoke, Reading, Brighton, Crawley & Heathrow Airport.

Thursday 11 June

We are operating services to Download Festival on 11 June from the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station & Birmingham.

Friday 12 June

We are operating services to Download Festival on 12 June from the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station & Birmingham.

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