Download Festival buses

Over 90,000 rock fans will descend on Donington Park, Castle Donington for a weekend of rock music and more. Over 140 bands will be playing at Europe's biggest rock and metal festival on 9/10/11 June 2017.

This years line up includes rock heavy weights, Aerosmith, System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Steel Panther.

Avoid the queues...

The quickest and easiest way to get in and out over the weekend is with skylink Derby and skylink Nottingham. Connecting you to Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Loughborough city centres, as well as the main transport hubs in the area:

  • East Midlands Airport
  • Derby city centre and bus station (connect with National Express coaches)
  • Nottingham city centre and Broadmarsh bus station (connect with National Express coaches)
  • Leicester city centre and St Margaret's bus station (connect with National Express coaches)
  • Derby, Nottingham and Long Eaton train stations (connect with mainline trains)

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buses to Download from...

Loughborough

We have two routes that will get you to Download Festival from Loughborough

skylink Derby runs every 20 mins between Monday-Saturday, and every 30 mins on Sundays. skylink Derby also runs 24/7.

journey time: 35 mins

single: £3.30

anytime return: £6.50

leaves from Loughborough High Street

skylink Derby

skylink Nottingham runs every 20 mins and runs every 30 mins between Nottingham & EMA. skylink Nottingham runs 24/7.

journey time: 45 mins

single: £3.30

anytime return: £6.50

leaves from Loughborough town centre

skylink Nottingham


Leicester

skylink Derby is your handy, smart bus to East Midlands Airport from Derby, Leicester, Loughborough and Castle Donnington. skylink Derby is one of the best ways to have a stress-free journey to the airport. runs every 20 mins between Monday-Saturday and every 30 mins on Sundays. skylink Derby also runs 24/7

journey time: 1 hour & 4 mins

single: £7.20

anytime return: £12.50

leave from Leicester St Margarets bus station

skylink Derby