There are 4 ways to get from London to Download Festival by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$61 - $83

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station 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

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 55 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)

$45 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London to Download Festival 119.6 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from London to Download Festival is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Download Festival is to train which costs £45 - £65 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station 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 20 min.

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The distance between London and Download Festival is 106 miles. The road distance is 119.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Download Festival without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from London to Download Festival, including transfers.

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London to Download Festival bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from London to Download Festival is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £45 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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London to Download Festival bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Download Festival is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from London to Download Festival.

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There are 387+ hotels available in Download Festival. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Download Festival.
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  • Distance: 106.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Download Festival via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, St Margaret's Bus Station, and Castle Donington, Donington Park (Donington Park Entrance) in around 4 h 20 min.

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 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
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
Every 30 minutes
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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