Notts & Derby
During Download, Notts & Derby will be running a shuttle bus service to and from the festival from both East Midlands Parkway and Derby station.
East Midlands Parkway to Download
Travel time: 20mins. Return ticket cost: £10.
Wednesday / Thursday – Buses depart from East Midlands Parkway every hour from 9am until 9pm.
Friday / Saturday / Sunday – Buses run hourly from 9am – 6pm, then hourly from the site back to the station until 11pm, and then every few minutes until midnight.
Traveling from East Midlands Parkway on Monday the 11th of June? Make an early start and beat the queues with buses running at least every 30 minutes from 05:00 to 14:00.
Derby Station (Prime Park Side) to Download – travel time 30 minutes, return ticket £10
Wednesday and Thursday – Buses depart Derby Station every 30 minutes between 08:30 to 23:30 with the last bus returning from the festival site at 00:00.
Friday – Travel from Derby Station every 20 minutes between 08:30 and 17:00, and then every 30 minutes until 22:00. Buses will be returning to Derby station from 22:30 every few minutes until Midnight.
Saturday and Sunday – Travel to Download Festival from Derby Station every 30 minutes between 08:30 and 22:00. Buses will be returning to Derby station from 22:30 every few minutes until Midnight.
Looking for an early get away Monday morning? Buses run hourly from midnight Sunday evening until 04:00am, 04:30, 5:00 and then every few minutes until 14:00.
Any Time Travel
Perfect for Day Ticket holders, and non-campers, Notts & Derby offer a ticket (costing £25’s) allowing unlimited travel on shuttle bus services across the weekend (Wednesday – Monday).
Want to keep it simple? Notts and Derby offer a £25 ticket for any journeys on their route Wednesday through to Monday – perfect for day ticket holders and non-campers. Tickets can only be purchased on the day and it will be cash payment only.
skylink and my15
skylink and my15 are offering bus services direct from the site. You’ll be able to access Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Loughborough city centres, as well as the main transport hubs in the area, including East Midlands Airport.
Visit their website to find out more.