Directions from London to Download Festival

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton

$31 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) Skylink Leicester Derby

$16 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Nuneaton
  2. Take the bus from Nuneaton, Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station 158
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance)

$46 - $106

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London to Download Festival 119.6 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$135 - $376

What companies run services between London, England and Download Festival, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from London to Download Festival every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Download Festival via Leicester, St Margaret's Bus Station, and Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) in around 4 h 26 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $30
Bus operators
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Nuneaton, Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Fox County
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Nuneaton, Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Download Festival is 170 km. The road distance is 191 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Download Festival is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Download Festival is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £22 - £65.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Download Festival. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from London to Download Festival, including transfers.