buses to Download Festival

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. Connecting you to Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Loughborough city centres, as well as the main transport hubs in the area:

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buses to Download from...


skylink Nottingham

journey time: 50 mins

single: £5.10

anytime return: £10.10

leaves from Broadmarsh bus station & Friar Lane, Nottingham

skylink Nottingham

skylink express You'll need to change at the airport coach station on to skylink Derby or skylink Nottingham to get you to the festival site.

But don't worry, there is no extra charge.

journey time: 30 mins

single: £6

anytime return: £11.90

leaves from Broadmarsh bus station & the train station, Nottingham

skylink express


skylink Derby

journey time: 35 mins

single: £4.60

anytime return: £8.20

Buses leave from Derby bus station (bay 7)

skylink Derby


journey time: 1 hour & 4 mins

single: £7.20

anytime return: £12.50

leave from Leicester St Margarets bus station skylink Derby

skylink Derby